Remunerations of Tollywood heroes
Mahesh Babu lies at the top of the list by getting 25 crores for a single film. He also shares a percentage with producers sometimes. Ram Charan, Jr NTR and Allu Arjun get around Rs 20 crore for a film.
After Baahubali series Prabhas is a Pan Inida star, if Saaho becomes a huge hit, then Prabhas might charge upto 50 crores which is exactly double of what Mahesh Babu is getting. Senior Hero's Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh, and Nagarjuna work on a profit-sharing basis along with fixed remuneration.
Vijay Deverkonda tops the list among Tier-2 Hero's. Nani’s salary was Rs 5 crore for Ninnu Kori, but he increased it to Rs 8.5 crore. For his upcoming films, he is planning to do films on a profit-sharing basis. Vijay Deverakonda is charging a fixed price of Rs 10 crore for all films.
Varun Tej and Nithiin are now getting a salary of Rs 3 crore. Naga Chaitanya usually gets Rs 3 crore but he is likely to increase it to Rs 5 crore after Majili’s super success.