Superstar Rajinikanth is at 14th position in the list, closely followed by Telugu star Pawan Kalyan at the 24th position. Thalapathy Vijay got 26th position, while NTR Jr bags the 28th slot. Chiyaan Vikram and Mahesh Babu ranked 29th and 33rd respectively. Actors Suriya and Vijay Sethupathi shared the 34th position while Nagarjuna and Mammootty bagged the 36th and 49th slots respectively. Multi-faceted Dhanush has been ranked 53rd and Stylish Star Allu Arjun takes the 64th position.
The only actress from the south is Nayanthara at 69th position. She has raced ahead of stars like Kamal Haasan (71st), Ram Charan (72nd) and Vijay Deverakonda (72nd) in this list.
The surprise entries are directors Koratala Siva and Hari who were ranked 39th and 79th on the list, thanks to the hefty remuneration they received for Bharat Ane Nenu and Saamy Square!
Let's take a look at their ranks and total earnings as listed on Forbes: