Forbes usually releases it’s list of richest celebrities every year. There is always that usual list of Hindi stars but the big news is that thalaivar Rajinikanth tops the list among the South Indian celebrities with a total earning of Rs 50 Crore. He even beat other South Indian stars like Mahesh Babu and Pawan Kalyan to top the list. He has been part of 2 good films this year. One is the worldwide blockbuster 2.0 and the other is Rajinikanth starrer Kaala. This has truly been superstar’s year with back to back films and now this feature on the Forbes list.
At the other end we have Lady Superstar Nayanthara who is the only South Indian to be part of the list. Nayanthara also has had one of her best years with films that have brought in crowds to the theater. One is Kolamaavu Kokila and the other is Imaikka Nodigal. She is in the 69th spot in the list of Top 100 celebrities. This is indeed a great honour to the Lady Superstar. It’s good to see the Lady Superstar and Superstar in this list. Both are wonderful stars in their own right and deserve a spot in the Forbes list.
Thalapathy Vijay is the second South Indian on the list with an earning of 30.33 crore. Vikram is the 4th in the South Indian list with an earning of 26 crore. Suriya has earned 23.67 crores. It is interesting to note that both Suriya and Vijay Sethupathi has the same earning of 23.67 crores despite having different approach to films. Superstar’s son in law Dhanush has an earning of 17.65 crore. They all earn through their films. Let’s hope all of this translates to good films nest year with great stories. Tamil Cinema needs a revival with some great content. Hopefully it happens next year.