May 24, 2022

Undoubtedly, Indian cinema is a well popular source of entertainment. Indian cinema is not only related to  Bollywood which is the Indian-Hindi language film industry but also related to South Indian cinema which is Indian-Tamil-Telugu language films. This industry also includes other film industries which collectively make Indian cinema the world’s largest number of feature films produced. South Indian cinema often known as Kollywood provides the best movies even Bollywood takes inspiration from these films. And many Bollywood films are the remake of Kollywood films.

So, if you are also a fan of the Kollywood industry, you have reached the perfect place. Here is the list of the top 10 actors of Kollywood.

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#1. Rajinikanth

Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, professionally known as Rajinikanth is among the most popular actors in Kollywood. Rajinikanth was born on 12 December 1950 in Bangalore, Mysore State, India. He also worked as a producer and screenwriter. Debuted from the Tamil drama Apoorva Raagangal, he gave many superhits like Shivaji, Baashha, andro-humanoid robot, and its sequel 2.0.

Rajinikanth net worth :-

$50 Million

Rajinikanth movies :-

Darbar , Enthiran 2 , Annaatthe , Enthiran , Sivaji: The Boss , Petta , Kabali , Kaala , Padayappa

Rajinikanth height :-

1.73 m , 5.8 inc

Rajinikanth weight :-


Rajinikanth age :-


Rajinikanth birthday :-

12 December 1950

Awards :-

Civilian honors
Tamil Nadu State Government Award
Maharashtra State Film Award
International Film Festivals of India
Nandi Awards
National Film Awards
NDTV Award
Cinema Express Awards
Filmfans Association Awards
Filmfare Awards South

#2. Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan

Kamal Hasan is an Indian actor, producer, screenwriter, playback singer, lyricist, film director, and politician. Hassan was born on 7 November 1954 in Paramakudi, Ramanathapuram, Madras state, India. In 1990 he was awarded Padma Shree and later in 2014 he was awarded Padma Bhushan award. Some of his superhits are Hey Ram, Virumaandi, Dasavatharam and Vishwaroopam.

Kamal Haasan net worth :-

$100 million

Kamal Haasan movies :-

vettaiyaadu vilaiyaadu , aalavandhan , kuruthipunal , thevar magan , hindustani , Guna 1991 , moondram pirai

Kamal Haasan height :-

1.65 m , 5.4 inc

Kamal Haasan weight :-


Kamal Haasan age :-


Kamal Haasan birthday :-

7 November 1954

Awards :-

FICCI Living Legend
Government Awards
Honorary Doctorate
Income Tax Department
Abraham Kovoor National Award
Whistling Woods International
Prix Henri-Langlois French Award
Tamil Chamber of Commerce
Hindustan Times
Lifetime Achievement Award

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#3. Vikram

Vikram actor

Kennedy John Victor, professionally known as Vikram was born on 17 April 1966 in Paramakudi, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Vikram is an Indian actor and playback singer in Tamil language films and he also works in Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam films. Vikram debuted with the film En Kadhal Kanmani and gave many films like Dhill, Sethu, Gemini, Dhool, and Samay.

Vikram net worth :-

$20 Million

Vikram movies :-

Dhruva Natchathiram , Cobra , Kadaram Kondan , Saamy Square , Sketch , Iru Mugan , Kasi , Ullaasam , Arul , Majaa , Bheemaa , Raavanan , Deiva Thirumagal

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Vikram height :-

1.68 m , 5.6 inc

Vikram weight :-

68 kg

Vikram age :-


Vikram birthday :-

07 April 1966

Awards :-

Asianet Film Awards
CineMAA Awards
Amrita Film Awards
Cinema Express Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Honorary Doctorate
International Tamil Film Awards
Jaya Awards
Edison Awards
National Film Awards

#4. Vijay

Vijay actor

 Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar popularly known by his stage name Vijay is an Indian actor, dancer, payback singer, and philanthropist. He was born on 22 June 1974 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. Vijay is the highest paid actor in Tamil cinema and also works in other Indian languages films. Some blockbusters of Vijay are Sarkar Mersal and Kaththi.

Vijay net worth :-

400 crore

Vijay movies :-

Sarkar , Mersal , Theri , Thalapathy 64 , Puli , Nanban , Thuppakki , Bigil , Velayudham

Vijay height :-

1.78 m , 5.10 inc

Vijay weight :-

73 kg

Vijay age :-


Vijay birthday :-

22 June 1974

Awards :-

National Film Awards UK
BIFAN Awards Korea
Shanghai International Film Festival
Hainan International Film Festival
Indian Movie Week Japan
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Star India Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
Edison Awards
Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards

#5. Suriya


Saravanan Sivakumar is an Indian actor-producer and television presenter, professionally known by his stage name Suriya. Surya was born on 23 July 1975 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the highest-paid actor in Kollywood. Suriya debuted from Nerukku Ner, he gave award-winning films like Pithamagan and blockbusters like Ghajini.

Suriya net worth :-

$25 Million

Suriya movies :-

Return of ghajini , The fighterman singham , chennai vs china , Return of Vaastav , Ghatak Returns , Main hu surya singham 2 , no 1 judwa , main faisla karunga , time story , Khatarnaak khiladi 2 , Vidhwansak

Suriya height :-

1.70 m , 5.7 inc

Suriya weight :-

72 kg

Suriya age :-


Suriya birthday :-

23 July 1975

Awards :-

Chennai Times Film Awards
CineMAA Awards
Cinema Express Awards
Edison Awards
Filmfare Awards South
International Tamil Film Awards
Kalaimamani Awards
Screen Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
Stardust Awards

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#6. Ajith


Ajit Kumar is a very popular Indian actor in Tamil cinema. He was born on 1 May 1971 in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India is currently known as Telangana. Ajith is also a racing driver who participated in the MRF Racing series (2010). He started his film career with En Veedu En Kanavar and acted in action movies like Amarkalam and romantic movies such as Kadhal Kottai and Aval Varuvala.

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Ajith net worth :-

INR 3,500 millions

Ajith movies :-

Yennai Arindhaal , Viswasam , Veeram , Vivegam , Dheena , Ji (film) , Jana (film) , Aegan

Ajith height :-

1.75 m , 5.9 inc

Ajith weight :-

80 kg

Ajith age :-


Ajith birthday :-

1 May 1971

Awards :-

Cinema Express Awards
Dinakaran Cinema Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Kalaimamani Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Vijay Awards
Zee Cine Awards
Zee Cine Awards – Tamil

#7. Vijay sethupathi

Vijay sethupathi

The Indian actor, lyricist, producer, and dialogue writer Vijaya Gurunatha Sethupathi Kalimuthu is professionally known as Vijay Sethupathi. He is referred to as “Makkal Salvan” meaning ‘ People’s Treasure’ by fans and media. He has starred in more than 50 films and produced several successful films as well.

Vijay Sethupathi net worth :-

INR 800 millions

Vijay Sethupathi movies :-

khiladi ka challenge , Theri , police wala gunda 2 , Captain Vijay , Captain Vijay 2 , Puli , Bhairava , Khakhi Aur Khiladi , dil ki baat

Vijay Sethupathi height :-

1.78 m , 5.10 inc

Vijay Sethupathi weight :-

73 kg

Vijay Sethupathi age :-


Vijay Sethupathi birthday :-

22 June 1974

#8. Karthi


Karthik Sivakumar who is professionally known as Karthi is an Indian actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. He has won three Filmfare Awards South, an Edison Award and a SIIMA Award, and a Tamil Nadu State film award. His popular movies include Kaithi, Kaatru Veliyidai, Madras, Sultan, Thambi, Kaashmora, etc.

Karthi net worth :-

INR 900 millions

Karthi movies :-

kaashmora , alex pandian , bhai ek gangster , roudy leader , Jungbaaz ,

Karthi height :-

1.78 m , 5.10 inc

Karthi weight :-

78 kg

Karthi age :-


Karthi birthday :-

25 May 1977

#9. Dhanush


The Indian actor, writer, producer, director,  lyricist, dancer, and playback singer Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja is professionally known as Dhanush. Starring in more than 44 films Dhanush’s awards includes 13 awards. His popular movies include Raanjhanaa, Maari, Shamitabh, Vada Chennai, Thodari, Pattas, VIP 2, Velaiyilla Pattathari, etc.

Dhanush net worth :-

INR 1,800 millions

Dhanush movies :-

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir , Asuran , Raanjhanaa , Vada Chennai , Velaiyilla Pattathari , Shamitabh , Maari , Thodari , Thanga Magan , Pattas

Dhanush height :-

1.75 m , 5.9 inc

Dhanush weight :-

70 kg

Dhanush age :-


Dhanush birthday :-

28 July 1983

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#10. Sivakarthikeyan


Sivakarthikeyan who is also referred to as SK is an Indian actor, producer, lyricist, playback singer, and television presenter. He has won many awards including a Tamil Nadu state film awards, four Edison awards, three SIIMA awards, and three Vijaya awards. His popular movies include Hero, Remo, Seemaraja, etc.

Sivakarthikeyan net worth :-

INR 1,100 millions

Sivakarthikeyan movies :-

Velaikkaran , Hero 2019 , Seemaraja , Remo (film) , Kaaki Sattai , Maan Karate , Kanaa , Ethir Neechal , Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga , Velaiyilla Pattathari

Sivakarthikeyan height :-

1.75 m, 5.9 inc

Sivakarthikeyan weight :-

69 kg

Sivakarthikeyan age :-


Sivakarthikeyan birthday :-

17 February 1985