Actors in the film industry are paid crores of salary. In recent times, the salaries of actors have crossed Rs.100 crores. That being the case, actors who act without getting paid for friendship also stay in the film industry. Details about Tamil Superstars who worked for free can be found here.
Ajith, who made his debut in the Tamil film industry without any background in cinema, progressed with his hard work and today sits on the throne in the hearts of Kotanakodi fans. He has also acted in English Vinglish without getting paid. Ajith, who played a cameo role in the film due to his respect and esteem for Sridevi, was not paid a single rupee for it.
Dhanush, who is acting as a PC in various films like Kollywood, Hollywood, Bollywood, and Tollywood, is also acting in a film without getting paid. It is Sivakarthikeyan’s anti-swimming film in which Dhanush will dance with Sivakarthikeyan only in a song sequence. He did not receive any amount as salary for this.
Simbu gave opportunities to many young talents who wanted to make it in cinema. Even Santhanam, who is a leading actor today, was introduced by him. Actor Simbu played a small role in the film Kanna Lattu Dinna Aasaiya where he played the hero. For this, he acted without getting paid.
Thalapathy Vijay has many fans not only in Tamil Nadu but also in other states. He is currently playing a cameo role in Jawan, which is being directed by Atlee. He said that he won’t charge even a single rupee to act in the film. Apart from this, he has also given a call sheet. The scene in which he is to act will soon be shot in Chennai.
Suriya, who is emerging as a top actor in Kollywood, played the role of a menacing villain named Rolex in the recently released film Vikram. Even though it was only 5 minutes long, Rolex was a character that stuck in people’s minds. Actor Suriya did not get paid for this role. Apart from that, Suriya also played a guest role in Madhavan’s Rocketry. He didn’t get paid for this either.