In a surprising survey, actor Sivakarthikeyan has beaten the likes of Ajith, Vikram and Simbu when it comes to the price of acquisition of films for distribution and release in countries abroad.
Actor Arun Pandian’s Aingaran International, which has been in the business of distributing and releasing Tamil films in theatres abroad for the past 25 years, has come out with the details of cost of acquisition of films starring frontline actors to release them in theatres abroad.
Not so unexpectedly, as he always does, superstar Rajinikanth leads the list of actors with a whopping Rs.30 crores, followed by Vijay at Rs.22 crores. Suriya is placed third with Rs.20 crores, followed closely by Kamal Haasan with Rs.15 crores.
Surprisingly, Sivakarthikeyan comes 5th with Rs.10 crores, followed by Ajith at the 6th spot with Rs.8 crores. Vikram gets the 7th spot with Rs.6 crores while Simbu languishes at the bottom in the list of top 10 actors. Sivakarthikeyan’s growth in stature in this regard has shocked and surprised Ajith’s fans.