Hyderabad: With many new faces and the recent trend of multi-sector collaborations and the concept of pan-Indian films, the Telugu film industry has been a topic of conversation. Coming from southern industries, actresses often had the freedom to work for not just one industry rightly, which allowed for greater reach for the actress and yes, a lot of money too.
Out of all of them, Pooja Hegde is said to be the highest paid actress in the Telugu film industry. The second Miss Universe runner-up in 2010 was featured in many films, but Tollywood and Bollywood dominated.
Pooja Hegde has been part of some of the biggest movies of recent years like Ala Vaikunthapuramloo and Maharshi. With some exciting projects in sight, the actress turned model has her kitty full right now. If reports are to be believed, Pooja charged Rs 3.5 Cr per film.
Combined with her adorable looks and extra-ordinary script choices, the Mohenjodaro actress is sure to see a rise like never before with projects such as Radhe Shyam alongside Prabhas, Beast alongside Thalapathy Vijay and also a movie. of Bollywood alongside Ranveer Singh titled Cirkus.
In the meantime, let’s take a look at how much other popular Tollywood actresses make per project. (The list below can be found under various media reports).
1. Samantha Ruth Prabhu
After having achieved the biggest success of her career in the form of a web series called The Family Man 2 where her performances were acclaimed by all, Samantha’s shares seem to be only just going up. She reportedly charged Rs 2 crore per film.
2. Rashmika Mandanna
Rashmika Mandanna has reportedly been declared a National Crush and the beauty from Karnataka is also set to make her Bollywood debut. Other than that, of course, she has a pan-Indian film in the form of Pushpa alongside Icon-Star Allu Arjun who will be directed by director Sukumar. She also charges around Rs 3 crore per project.
3. Keerthy Suresh
The actress who had given a decisive performance in the biopic of the legendary actress Savithri was the victim of a poor choice of scripts. However, after such a success from Mahanati, she appears to be another of the most sought after actresses right now. According to reports, it charges Rs 2 to 3 crore per film.
4. Anushka Shetty
Probably one of the biggest names in the Telugu film industry, Anushka who had achieved mega success with Bahubali 1 and 2 has always been in high demand and has a pay close to 2-3 Cr.