Vaathi is an upcoming coming-of-age film that is being shot simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu. The movie is slated to release in the theatres on 17th February 2023. It is being directed by Venky Atluri. Here we have covered the cast salary of Vaathi to make you understand how much of the budget of Rs 40 Crores of the film is used up by cast fees.
Vaathi Cast Salary
Dhanush is going to play the role of Balamurugan in Vaathi, and he has reportedly charged Rs 12 Crore for his role in the film. The movie’s total budget is Rs 40 Crores, and the salary of Dhanush is almost one by a third of the budget. He is getting a massive fee because the producers think that he will be the driving force for this movie. Vaathi is being produced by Sithara Entertainments and Fortune Four Cinemas.
Samyuktha Menon is playing the female lead in Vaathi and has charged Rs 35 Lakhs for the same. She is one of the top-paid Malayalam film actresses who is now getting substantial roles in Tamil and Telugu films. Vaathi is centred around Dhanush’s character Balamurugan (Tamil) / Bala Gangadhar Tilak (Telugu), who is a junior lecturer at Thirupati Educational Institute. The story is about him standing against the institutes that provide education in exchange for business profits.