List of Top Actors in Kollywood:
The race for the top spot is always highlighted in the Film industry. Be it the top actor, top movie, highest paid, biggest grosser or “top” category doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. It is an endless struggle to get on the top and then to remain on the top. Despite the hardships and the struggle, being on the top ensures a good pay packet and perks, one enjoys immense popularity and also gets as many offers for movies, shows, and ad films. Kollywood has its fair share of big names in its top actor list.
Here is the list of top actors in Kollywood:
He debuted as a child artiste in the film “Kalathoor Kannamma” (1960). Kamal Hassan has starred in close to 200 films in all major Indian languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi. He is known as the universal hero by his fans.
One of the first method actors of Indian cinema, Sivaji Ganesan is one of the most versatile actors in Kollywood. His first film was the Tamil film Parasakthi in 1952, co-starring actress Pandari Bai.
One of the top actors of Kollywood, Vikram has starred in some of the highest grosser of Kollywood. He made his debut in the film En Kadhal Kanmani in 1990, followed by Tamil and Telugu films and Malayalam films.
The God of Tamil Cinema/ Kollywood, Rajinikanth rules as the top actor in Kollywood. He is one of the highest-earning actors in Asia. The actor works in Tamil movies, and also Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, and American movies.
He is a leading actor of Kollywood. He started out as a supporting actor and established himself as a top actor with the film Aasai (1995).
Born into cinematic royalty of Kollywood, Suriya is a yop actor in Kollywood. Known for his versatile acting skills he made his debut with the film Nerrukku Ner in 1997.
Vijay, as he is popularly called, is one of the top actors of Kollywood. An accomplished actor, dancer and singer, Vijay debuted with the film Naalaya Theerpu, but it was Ghilli, one of the biggest blockbusters in Kollywood that won him recognition.
The top actor got his first break as the lead in the film Thenmerku Paruvakaatru. Hit films like Pizza and Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom followed which established him as an actor.
One of the top actors of Kollywood who debuted with the movie Jayam in 2002. A trained dancer and a martial arts expert Jayam Ravi has acted in some excellent films.
- Venkatesh Prabhu, popularly known by his stage name Dhanush an actor, producer, lyricist and playback singer in Kollywood. He debuted in the film Thulluvadho Ilamai under the direction of Kasthuri Raja. His movies have been superhits making him the top actor in Kollywood.
The list of top actors in Tollywood shows that the actor has to be a complete package of versatility, professionalism and adaptable to the demands of the role that they play in the movies.