If you thought it is either Vijay or Ajith who is the highest paid actor in Kollywood, you are in for a surprise. It is said that Suriya is the heaviest paid actor in that industry today. Now that the actor is working on the biggest project of his career (Maattrraan in Tamil and Duplicate in Telugu), rumour mills have it that he is the highest paid star in the Tamil film industry!
Media reports have it that the actor was paid Rs. 12 cr for Maattrraan, excluding the remuneration for the Telugu rights of the film making it 20 crore plus! However, sources close to the actor refuse to comment on this and we can't be sure of how much of it is true and how much of it is a figment of the rumour mills' imagination.
Suriya currently has a number of biggies in his hand including 'Singam 2' with Hari, 'Thupariyum Anand' with Gautham Menon among others.
Wonder how much he will be paid for a bi-lingual by Rajamouli, if ever it shall be made.