Are Telugu heroes getting higher remuneration than Bollywood Stars?

Are Telugu heroes getting higher remuneration than Bollywood Stars?

Telugu and Hindi films performances on Box Office

This year is not so good for Bollywood Film Industry excepting some titles that did great if we talk about the gross box office collection for example Gangubai Kathiawadi (₹186.7cr), Kashmir Files (₹337cr), and Bhool Bhulaiya 2 (₹174cr) but some of the films are not up to the mark and later made disasters for the makers for example Toolsidas Junior directed by Mridul Mahendra, and Rajkumar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar starrer Badhai Do and many more in the list.

On the other hand the Telugu movies are doing well worldwide in terms of box office collection and proving to be a financial success for the makers. Here we are including some blockbuster films in our list like RRR (₹1111.7cr), KGF Chapter 2 (₹1198.95cr), Pushpa (₹365cr), and some other trending titles nowadays.

Remuneration of Telugu and Hindi Film stars, and How do they stand out?

According to their contribution in the film industry with their great films. Here we are listing the top most famous stars from Tollywood. And this list is filtered by keeping in mind their blockbuster films they have given to the industry which make them stand out from the rest.


Currently, Prabhash is the highest paid actor in the industry as his craze and fame doubled after Baahubali: The Beginning, and Baahubali: The Conclusion movies. Now Prabhas is the most famous star in pan-India and everyone wants to work with him. 

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 100-150 Crores

Allu Arjun

Allu Arjun is now one of the highest paid actors in the industry. He gained popularity through the blockbuster movies like Ala Vaikunthapuramuloo and Pushpa: The Rise. And now he is enjoying the fame and success of his movies and some upcoming projects are also in his todo list now.

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 75-100 Crores

Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu is one of the top paid and richest actors in the industry. His newest movie is titled as Sarkaru Vaari Paata based on the baking scams. His hard work and dedication towards the cinemas has blessed him with back-to-back successes at the box office.

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 70 crores

Pawan Kalyan

Pawan Kalyan is no doubt a popular star in the industry and he contributes with the best movies in the industry. After many days he made his comeback with the movie Vakeel Saab.

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 60 crores


Jr. NTR or Tarak is in great demand in the industry and he did a commendable job in SS Rajamouli’s RRR. This film has performed best at the box office and is the part of the 1000 crores club with his 1K+ crore box office collection. Now he is working on an upcoming project titled as NTR 30 which is currently under production.

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 50 crores

Ram Charan

Mega Power Star Ram Charan is one of the successful and versatile actors in the tollywood industry. In the past his blockbuster RRR was my personal favorite. And he also played well in Acharya, His acting skills in both the films were commendable and up to the mark.

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 50 crores, and 100 crores (Movie with Shankar)

Vijay Devarakonda

The rowdy boy Vijay has gained so much popularity in the industry even his past filming journey was not so good but his fees for the films have not come down. Now his upcoming film Liger directed by Puri Jagannadh is creating another level of hype on social media.

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 35 crores


Megastar Chiranjeevi has given the blockbusters in the past, and now some days ago he made his comeback in the industry with his 150th film Khiladi No. 150 and after that he has worked in Koratala Siva’s Acharya which was not performed well on the box office but his remuneration prices has not come down.

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 22 to 30 crores

Ravi Teja

Ravi Teja is known for its comedy, and drama movies filled with lots of entertainment and energy. Ravi Teja gives two to three hit movies every year which makes him an ideal pick for the producers. The remuneration of this evergreen star has been mentioned below.

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 15 to 20 crores


Nani is a youth favorite star and has a good fan following amongst the family audience. His previous movies Tuck Jagadish and Shyam Singha Roy have worked wonderfully at the box office. Nani has been consistent with his fee for each film which is mentioned below-

Remuneration per movie: ₹ 10 crores


Additionally, all these actors also surpassed Bollywood celebrities like Arjun Kapoor (₹11.45 crores), Kartik Aaryan (₹10.38 crores), Sushant Singh Rajput (₹14.26 crores), Anil Kapoor (₹14.67 crores), Vicky Kaushal (₹10.42 crores), Saif Ali Khan (₹17.03 crores), Zoya Akhtar (₹9.33 crores) and Badshah (₹29.17 crores). But all these celebrities were also ranked lower than most of the above mentioned celebrities.

We will end with that these earnings will not be consistent all time. This can also be possible that one day some actor will charge more than the other. It depends on their performance and hard work, the storyline of the film and other aspects.

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