Top 10 Highest Paid Kannada Actors in 2023; Their Payment Details Will Surprise You!
The Kannada film industry is gaining momentum among audiences rapidly. The Kannada film industry produces more than 100 films a year. Films like Thithi, Rangitaranga, and U-Turn are accepted by the audience. Sandalwood stars are taking good pay for each film.
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Top 10 highest paid Kannada actors 2023
Rocking Star Yash is believed to be the highest-paid actor in the Kannada cinema industry. His real name is Naveen Kumar Gowda. He charges Rs 30cr to 85cr per movie. He shot to Nationwide popularity with the 2018 film, KGF Chapter 1.
His remuneration entirely depends on the type of movie he is doing. Yash also has the highest number of followers on Instagram. He is currently the richest and no.1 actor in Kannada cinema. His film, KGF Chapter 2, recently got released.
2). Darshan Thoogudeep:
Darshan is one of the most paid actors in the Kannada cinema industry. He charges Rs 15cr to 20cr per movie. He is also one of the richest actors in the Kannada film industry. He is the producer and distributor as well.
Sudeep is a popular actor, screenwriter, playback singer, director and producer who works primarily in Kannada cinema. He charges Rs 12cr to 16cr per movie. He also acts in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films. He also enjoys a good number of followers on his Instagram account.
4). Shiva Rajkumar:
Shiva Rajkumar has a massive fan following among the Kannada audience. He charges Rs 6cr per movie. In a career spanning over three decades, he has worked in over 120 films.
Upendra is a successful actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He is very popular among the Kannada audience. He charges Rs 5cr to 6cr per movie. He is known as Real Star Upendra in the Kannada film industry. He is one of the most paid actors and directors in the Sandalwood industry.
6). Rakshit Shetty
Rakshit Shetty is a successful actor and producer in the Kannada film industry. He charges around Rs 4cr to 5cr per movie. He is known for his work in Kirik Party and Ricky. 777 Charlie is his upcoming movie. He has done various films in this industry.
7.) Nikhil Gowda
Nikhil Gowda is an Indian actor and politician. He has acted in the Kannada and Telugu film industries. He charges around Rs 2cr to 4cr per movie. He is known for his work in Jaguar, Kurukshetra, and Rider.
Ganesh is an Indian actor and television presenter known for his work in Kannada cinema. He also acted in Mungaru Male, which is one of the biggest hits in Kannada. His remuneration is Rs 2.8 crores per movie.
9.) Vijay Duniya
Vijay started his acting career as a junior artist in the sandalwood industry. He is known as Vijay Duniya because of his super hit movie ‘Duniya’. He charges around Rs 2.6 crores per movie.
Sharan is an Indian actor, producer, and singer known for his work in Kannada cinema. He charges around Rs 2cr per movie. He is also popular for his comic timings in films.
These are the highest-paid actors in the Kannada film industry and their payment details. Who is your favourite actor?