Malayalam film industry has a coveted style of filmmaking. In fact, filmmakers of other regional languages adore the style of Mollywood’s filmmaking. Well, you would be wondering how much remuneration Mollywood stars would be earning. Why not have a look at the richest celebrities of Malayalam cinema? Well, here’s a list of the top 10 richest celebrities of Mollywood.
Nivin Pauly is one of the current heartthrobs of Mollywood. His flicks Premam and
Bangalore Days proved that he is there to stay in the industry. He has a boy-next-door look that appeals him to the audience. His remuneration is around Rs 45 to 50 lakhs per flick.
Apothecary is a movie in which Jayasurya evolved as a true actor. Initially, he was testing waters in comedy. Jayasurya and Prithviraj worked together in many flicks, and they produced several hits together. He gets a remuneration of around Rs. 50 lakhs per movie.
Jayaram has been in the industry for a long time and has proved his mettle as a ‘family’ artist. His combination with director Padmarajan brought him credit, and he was at his heydays during the early 90s. Now and then he acts in Tamil films. He is at present getting a pay of Rs. 50 to 60 lakhs per flick.
Among the current breed of young artists, Dulquer is a force to reckon with. His father
Mammootty is already a legend, and his son is one of the heartthrobs of Mollywood. His flicks Njan,
Ustad Hotel, etc. garnered him accolades. It will not be surprising if he achieves at least 80% of what his father achieved as he is capable of that. He is getting a remuneration of around Rs. 65 to 75 lakhs per flick.
His father being a celebrity didn’t mean that Fahadh had a cakewalk. His debut flick, Kaiyethaum Doorath, directed by his father Faazil was a dud at the box office. After a sabbatical of 7 years, Fahadh returned with a bang with Madras Café. Bangalore Days and Artiste are a couple of his notable films. He is paid Rs. 70 to 80 lakhs per flick.
Aniyathapravu was a dream debut for this skilled actor. After Niram, Kunchacko Boban established himself as a chocolate hero. Kunchacko has a huge female fan base. He also had his share of flops but eventually returned with a bang with flicks like Ordinary and Elsamma Enna Aankutty. If sources are to be believed he gets around Rs. 90 lakhs to 1 crore per movie.
Prithviraj is on a winning spree these days. His flicks Ennu Ninta Moideen, Amar, Akar, Antony, and Anarkali, set the cash registers ringing. As per industry sources he is getting around Rs. 1.3 crores to Rs. 1.6 crores. Well, with his hattrick success there is no surprise that there will be a raise in his remuneration!
Comedy is the forte of this amateur mimicry artist. Punjabi House, Ee Puzhayum Kadannu are a couple of his noteworthy flicks. He also managed to deliver some super hits in Mollywood. The actor is said to get a remuneration of around Rs. 1.75 to 2.5 crores.
Mammooty is a versatile actor, and he is known for his spontaneous style of acting. He, along with
Mohanlal, is dominating the Malayalam film industry for a long time. He has also proved his mettle in some Tamil flicks. He is said to get around Rs 3 crore per film. Of late, he fails to produce consistent hits.
The megastar of Malayalam cinema has a distinct style of acting and his contained performance in many of his films is indeed commendable. He has also worked in some Tamil flicks. It is believed that he is offered a huge 4 crores for a bilingual (Indian and Japanese).