It looks like Vijay, called Thalapathy by his fans, has now become the highest-paid South Indian actor, after saying yes to a new movie for a hefty amount of money.

Sources revealed that the 47 year-old actor – real name Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar – has recently confirmed his collaboration with filmmaker Vamshi Paidipillay for a new Tamil-Telugu film for a whopping Rs 120 crores in remuneration.


For the meantime, Vijay will be busying himself shooting his action thriller, “Beast”, directed by Nelson Dilipkumar and co-starring Pooja Hegde. Though unconfirmed, it was reported that his fee for this film is Rs 100 crores, overtaking even Rajinikanth’s fee.

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Vijay has become the highest paid South Indian actor
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Vijay’s fee is reportedly higher than Superstar Rajinikanth’s

He is also reportedly to star in another project with young filmmaker Desingh Periysamy. Vijay’s most recent movie was the 2021 film, “Master”.

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Vijay’s last movie was “Master”