Tamil actor Tottumelai Chennai has been in the limelight ever since his appearance in the popular Tamil movie “Aruvamedhappu”. He has gone from being an unknown cameo actor to one of the most popular and sought after Tamil actor. Since his first appearance in the movie, many Tamil film stars have come to know about him and even won him a number of Film Fare and best actor awards. This made Tottumelai a household name and he was accorded the honors of an honorary doctorate from Chennai University in 2021 for his contribution to the field of cinema. But what is exactly Tottumelai Gopichand’s net worth?
If we go by the film and TV industry statistics then Tottumelai is one of the highest paid actors in the industry with an estimated thirty-eight million dollars per annum. His salary as an actor may also include the additional pay he gets from other projects or he could be getting a part-time salary as well. The bulk of his income as an actor comes from the Tamil film industry and is almost the same as what he earns from other mediums. This is in spite of his varied portfolio of roles.
Gopichand Full biography
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Date of Birth||12 June 1979|
However, there are some directors who take less of a cut than what other directors and producers expected. For instance, the film directors like Aditya Santarosa and Karthik Premalath have been known to give less to their actor and despite this the actor makes good returns to the company. Aditya Santarosa is famous for his character of Vaitapelly in Mankatha. He was paid six million dollars as the minimum amount of salary by the film producer. The rest came from the director. Other than this, Aditya has been a regular in Kappad, Apoorvookam, Thuppakki and many more movies.
In fact there are many people like Karthik Premalath who have made their own contributions in Indian Movie industry. Premalath has done well in Rajinikanth’s Ashok Kumar movie. On the other hand Koothuva Kamal has made well-known movies such as Erudition, Kastrika and more.
There are also several people like Sudhanshu Sutar who have been successful after being associated with Tamil cinema. Some of his best films are Padmini’s Nemade, Bhumika in collaboration with Prabhas, Ashok Kumar’s Baahubali and Yoosuf’s Kismet. Sudhanshu has been nominated for best actor in MTV Asia’s list of best actors. He is well paid and has always given his best performance in front of the camera.
This actor from Tamil cinema is an example to the growing number of talented Tamil actresses from Tamil community that have made it big in the global scene. Every month there is a new batch of superstars that comes into prominence and makes an impact on the audience with their unique and original roles. They are getting noticed by the directors and producers very quickly. Tamil cinema is definitely on the rise and there is no looking back for now. Tamil cinema is definitely going to be one of the leading acting genres in India in the next few years.