Top 10 Highest Paid South Indian Actresses of 2017 (Female)

Highest Paid South Indian Actresses

South Indian film industry is popular for having some of the most talented and beautiful actresses in India. Over the years, these actresses have delivered some of the best performances in many films. As a result of which they are earning whopping remuneration per movie. So here is the list of Top 10 Highest Paid South Indian Actresses of 2017 (Female).

1. Anushka Shetty


Anushka Shetty, who has become extremely popular after the release of her blockbuster films ‘Om Namo Venkatesaya’ (2017) and especially ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ (2017). She earns around 4-5 crore/film.

2.  Nayanthara


Nayanthara, she is one of the highest paid actresses in South Indian films. With her amazing acting talent, she has given many successful films over the years. Her last released movies are ‘Kaashmora’ (2016) and ‘Kaashmora’ (2017) with that she earns around 1-2 crore/film.

3. Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu has established her career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. She has earned great popularity by giving back to back hits in the form of movies ‘A Aa’ (2016) and ‘Janatha Garage’ (2016)and hence, she is paid 2 crore/film.

4. Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal Aggarwal

The beautiful Kajal Aggarwal is an Indian actress who has appeared primarily in Telugu and Tamil films, besides a few Hindi films. Her last released movies are ‘Kavalai Vendam’ (2016) and ‘Khaidi No. 150’ (2017) with this she earns around 1.5-2 crore/film.

5. Tamanna Bhatia

Tamannaah Bhatia

Tamanna Bhatia has achieved great fame after her blockbuster movie ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ (2017). Now she earns about 1 crore/film.

6. Trisha Krishnan


Trisha is an Indian actress primarily in Tamil and Telugu films. She has also done several commercials and television shows. Her last released movies ‘Nayagi’ (2016) and ‘Kodi’ (2016) didn’t work well at the box-office and now her earnings are around 95 lakh-1 crore/film.

7. Shruthi Hassan


Shruti Hassan, who is as famous for her beauty as for acting skills and works in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil cinema. She is a composer and playback singer too. Her recent released movies are ‘Si3’ (2017) and ‘Katamarayudu’ (2017), thus she is paid around 90 lakh-1 crore/film.

8. Rakul Preet Singh

Rakul Preet Singh

Rakul Preet is at the number 8 in the list of Top Highest paid South Indian Actresses as she has also appeared in a few Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada films. Her latest releases are ‘Winner’ (2017) and ‘Ra Randoi Veduka Chudham’ (2017), with this she earns around 85-95 lakh/film.

9.  Nithya Menon


Nithya Menen is an Indian film actress and playback singer. She has acted in Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films. Her last released movies are ‘Janatha Garage’ (2016) and ‘Iru Mugan’ (2016) and she is paid around 80-90 lakh/film.

10. Hansika Motwani


The charming actress Hansika Motwani, who started her career as a child artist on television. She has also worked in some Hindi movies before jumping into South Indian Films. Her recent released movies are ‘Luckunnodu’ (2017) and ‘Bogan’ (2017) with that she earns 80 lakh/film.