Superstar Rajinikanth is one of the highest-paid artists in the country. Aged 70, he still remains to be the craziest and popular star in India. Without bothering about his previous disasters, buyers will always make a queue to shell out a large chunk of money for his movies.
The business of Rajinikanth-starrer will begin during the pre-production stage itself and his recent outing 'Darbar' proves that. Thanks to the star potential of Rajini, the film managed to be profits even before the shooting has started. Also, the remuneration received by Rajinikanth for Darbar become a talk of the town. As per industry reports, Rajini received a paycheque of Rs 108 Crores for Murugadoss directorial. It isn't surprising because last several years, Rajini is known to take home a bigger salary than the Bollywood actors.
The director of Darbar, AR Murugadoss, also received Rs 30 Crore remuneration and actress Nayanthara too charged a bomb. The movie is opened to solid box-office numbers in Tamil Nadu and trade experts are reporting massive first-day collections in Telugu states as well.