Mohanlal is the highest paid actor in Malayalam film industry. His star value and acceptance in Kerala community is the primary reason for such a high salary.
Recently he worked in Tamil Film ‘Jilla’ without any remuneration; in return he got the distribution rights of the film in Kerala for 4-4.5 Crore.
As per some unconfirmed reports, it is the record remuneration received by a Malayalam hero for acting in NTR’s Janata Garage, directed by Koratala Siva, produced by Mythri Movie Makers.
As per reports, Mohanlal was paid 1.5 crore as cash and along with Malayalam rights rights of the film . The actor had reportedly sold that rights for 4.5 crores and now his total remuneration stands close to 6 crore rupees for the film.