Film heroes in South India are treated as demi gods on the earth and heroism plays a dominant role in the success of a film. The business of a movie always depends on the power and popularity of its lead actor. So the heroes take away at least 25% to 50% of production cost of a film as their remuneration. The salary of a few actors in South is almost equal to that of a few Bollywood superstars. We bring you the list of highest paid actors in South Indian film industry. Continue to see your favourite hero's remuneration in the slideshow.
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Story first published: Monday, June 9, 2014, 19:45 [IST]