Mahesh Babu Tops The Forbes List In Tollywood: Superstar MaheshBabu is the man who has been leading on the top among the actors in Tollywood. His recent movie Srimanthudu proved his stamina at the box-office and smashed all the existing records in Tollywood except Baahubali. (see: Salim Khan on Salman 2002 Hit and Run Case verdict.)
Mahesh tasted two debacles like 1-Nenokkadine and Aagadu after which he has come with Srimanthudu which impressed the family crowds. Koratala Siva directed the movie and Sruthi Haasan played the heroine in the movie. Devi Sri Prasad composed the music and Mythri Movie Makers produced the movie.
Mahesh Babu Tops The Forbes List In Tollywood
Mahesh is currently shooting for his upcoming movie Brahmotsavam and the shoot of the movie is currently going on in Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad. Sreekantha Addala is the director and Samantha, Kajal and Praneetha Subash are the heroines.
Mickey J Mayor is composing the music for this family entertainer and Prasad V Potluri is producing the movie on PVP Cinema banner. Mahesh pinned huge hopes on this family entertainer and is in plans to continue the success track with Brahmotsavam.
Mahesh is already known to be the highest paid actor in Tollywood. He has already signed a movie in the direction of AR Murugadoss and the movie will be shot simultaneously in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi languages.
Mahesh has charged a whopping remuneration of Rs 25 crores for the movie which is the highest by any Tollywood actor till date. The regular shoot of the film will start in April next year and will be produced by NV Prasad, Tagore Madhu.
Forbes magazine has announced the list of top earners among the Indian celebrities and this year many Tollywood celebrities made their place in the list.
Among the Tollywood actors, Mahesh topped the list and he has been placed in 36th place among the national list with earnings of Rs 51 crores. Allu Arjun, Rajamouli, Ravi Teja, Prabhas and Puri Jagannadh too made their place in the list of Forbes for 2015.
- Mahesh Babu – ranked 36 with Rs 51 cr
- Allu Arjun – ranked 42 with Rs 37.5cr
- SS Rajamouli – ranked 72 with Rs 26 cr
- Ravi Teja – ranked 74 with Rs 12.5 cr
- Prabhas- ranked 77 with Rs 24 cr
- Puri Jagannath – ranked 89 with Rs 15.67
Mahesh Babu has been endorsing many International brands with which he has been earning huge. Even he has been donating a part of his income for charity and he is supporting the health of children through Rainbow Hospitals. After the super success of Baahubali, SS Rajamouli and Prabhas too made their place in Forbes this year.