24 Aug – 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.
He is also reportedly to star in another project with young filmmaker Desingh Periysamy.
Vijay's most recent movie was the 2021 film, "Master".