Surya seems to have
just set a new record in terms of remuneration in Tamil film
industry. The Ghajini star, who is one of the most wanted
actors of South India, is reportedly getting an unbelievable cheque
to star in forthcoming bilingual movie.
If reports are to be believed, Surya is getting somewhere around
Rs 30 crore to star in N Lingusamy's next project. While he will
be paid straight Rs 15 crore for the Tamil version, he is
approximately getting the same amount through the Telugu rights
that sums up to Rs 30 crore.
The makers of the film considered him because of his
ever-growing market in Andhra Pradesh and sealed the deal. It is
said to be the highest ever remuneration for a South actor, claim
Meanwhile, it is also said that Surya is being paid Rs 27 crore
for Maattrraan. He got straight Rs 15
crore for the Tamil version and he is getting around Rs 15 crore
for the Telugu version taking the total to Rs 27 crore.