Here is the list of Top 5 richest actresses in the Telugu film industry.
Known as Anushka Shetty in the film fratenity, her real name is Sweety Shetty. Hailing from Mangalore, India, Anushka Shetty was born on 7th November 1981. The actress began her carrier in 2005 with the Telugu film “Super” alongside the evergreen Akkineni Nagarjuna & Ayesha Takia.
Anushka Shetty charges ₹2-3 crore per movie as salary. Her net worth is $22 Million which she rightly earned from modelling and acting. Considering Telugu and Tamil, she acted in more than 30 movies till now. With blockbusters like Baahubali and Rudramadevi, there are high chances that she may even charge a couple of crores more for signing projects in the future.
SAMANTHA RUTH PRABHU
Born on 28 April 1987, Samantha Ruth Prabhu is an Indian actress and model. She has established a career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries, and is a recipient of three Filmfare Awards. Regardless of who the hero be or whichever the language may be, Samantha is charging ₹2 crore per movie. With back to back hits of Attarintiki Daaredhi, S/o Sathya Murthy and considering her very recent superhit A Aa, Samantha may not come below the 2 crore mark. Samantha made her debut with Gautham Menon’s Telugu movie Ye Maaya Chesave (2010) romancing Naga Chaitanya. Her other movies which kindled high expectations are Manam, Ramayya Vasthavayya, Brahmotsavam and Janatha Garage. With her acting ability and hard work, she had turned into a highest remuneration actress of Telugu in a very short span of time.
Kajal Aggarwal was born on 19 June 1985. One of the most popular Indian celebrity, she has established a career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries and has been nominated for four Filmfare Awards South.
In addition to acting, Kajal also participates in stage shows and is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products. Kajal Aggarwal, with her cute looks and awesome performance in the movies, attracted all the people in Tollywood and Kollywood as well. She started her career with the Bollywood film Kyun! Ho Gaya Na. In Telugu, she made her debut with Lakshmi Kalyanam film but the movie was not a hit. Later, with S. S. Rajamouli’s Magadheera, she gained a lot of interest from the audience and also got many offers from directors. Currently, she is getting 1.2 crores remuneration for one movie and is now one of the wealthiest Actress in the Tollywood industry.
Lucky charm, Shruti Haasan was born on 28 January 1986. She is an actress and singer who works predominantly in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language films. Born to the prominent Haasan family, she is the daughter of actor Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur. Through her successful career, she has received three Filmfare Awards and has established herself as one of the leading actresses of South Indian cinema.
Shruti Haasan is not just an actress but also a singer and a good dancer as well. She is multi-talented and proved herself in different fields. Before entering the film industry, she worked as a Radio Jockey. She made her debut with Hindi film Luck which didn’t par well among the audience. Later, she appeared in a Telugu movie titled Anaganaga O Dheerudu and proved herself with her performance in the film.
Now, she is getting 70 – 75 lakhs for a film. As a child artist, she sang in movies and appeared in her dad’s movie Hey Ram (2000). Starting her career with stardom, Shruti has become Top Paid South Indian actresses in Tamil and Telugu Film Industry.
Nayanthara was born as Diana Mariam Kurian on 18 November 1984 and is an Indian film actress. Nayanthara became very popular in South India and is called the Lady Superstar by some of her fans. Her hard work and dedication towards work made Nayan stand firmly in this position.
She entered the film industry, with the Mollywood flick “Manassinakkare” in the year 2003, followed by Vismayathumbathu in 2004 and continuing her filmography till now. Now she is earning 2.5 to 3 crores for each film and she is the top south Indian actress to take high remuneration. She made her introduction in Tamil Industry with the movie Ayya in 2005 and in Telugu with Lakshmi the very next year, after which she was the female lead in various successful Tamil and Telugu movies.
Claimed as one of the most in-demand actress, Nayanthara is one among the Top 5 wealthiest Actresses in Tollywood without any doubts.