We had earlier reported that Nayantara, who is fondly called as the lady superstar by her fans, will be paired opposite 'Chiyaan' Vikram in the upcoming urban thriller, which might showcase Vikram as a cop.
Though it was earlier reported that the project was christened with the title 'Marma Manithan', sources close to the film have denied such reports, claiming that the flick is yet to be titled.
Regardless of the films' titles, success seems to be following whichever movie Nayantara is a part of, of late. With Thani Oruvan, Maya and Naanum Rowdydhaan performing exceedingly well at the box office, the actress has hiked her remuneration, it is said.
According to the latest buzz, salary offered to the Raja Rani actress, to be a part of Vikram's upcoming film, is said to be around a massive 3 to 3.5 Crore rupees.
If the speculated amount turns out to be true, it will place Nayantara in the numero uno position in the list of highest paid South Indian actresses.
As of now, Samantha is said to have grabbed the tenth position in the list of top 10 highest paid actresses, down South. The 10 Endrathukulla heroine is paid around 70 Lakh rupees, according to a report.
This might sound a touch absurd, but a report has it that Priyamani walks home with 70-75 Lakhs for each and every movie she signs. This has placed her in the ninth position.
With successes in both Tamil and Telugu film industries, Shruti Haasan takes the eighth position. The chassy actress is said to have hiked her salary from 70 to 80 Lakh rupees.
Hansika, with a salary of 80 Lakh rupees, is said to be the seventh highest paid actress in South India. The actress was recently involved in some high budget flicks like Puli.
Check out the slides below to know about the top 6 highest paid actresses.
With a remuneration of 80 Lakhs to 1 Crore rupees, Trisha Krishnan is said to be the sixth highest paid actress in South India. Recently, she had also ventured into Kannada films.
Cute looking actress, Kajal Aggarwal is said to be earning close to 1.2 Crore rupees per film. She is one of the most sought after actress in both Tamil and Telugu film industries.
Now this is the biggest surprise. Though Shriya Saran has almost disappeared from South Indian movies, some of her recently released Hindi flicks is said to have paid her around 1.5 Crore rupees, placing her in the fourth position in this list.
After featuring in India's biggest blockbuster, Tamannaah is said to have hiked her salary. The VSOP actress is paid around 1.75 Crore rupees, it is said.
Just like Tamannaah, Anushka was also a part of Baahubali. With superhit flicks under her belt, the talented actress is paid around 2 to 3 Crores, according to a report.
As mentioned earlier, Nayantara takes the first position which makes her the richest South Indian actress at the moment. The star actress will be seen in a host of upcoming movies including Jeeva's Thirunaal and Karthi's Kashmora.