Centered in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the Tamil cinema industry is famously known as Kollywood. In Tamil Nadu, cinema prices are monitored by the government and a single screen theater charges a maximum ticket of INR 50 per person. There are about 1546 single screen theaters in Tamil Nadu. Tamil actors, such as Rajnikant and Kamal Hassan, are not just famous in Tamil Nadu but are well known names across the world. Here is a list of Top 10 Tamil actors.
Born in December 1980, Jamshad Cethirakath (Arya) made a breakthrough entry in Kollywood with films such as Arinthum Ariyamalum (2005) and Pattiyal (2006). His performance in Bala’s Naan Kadavul (2009) was critically acclaimed and the film was a commercial success. Further, he gained more popularity through movies such as Madrasapattinam, Boss Engira Bhaskaran and Vettai. Arya won the Filmfare award for best male debutant- South and was honored with Kalaimamani by the Tamil government. After receiving a massive critical and commercial success, Arya is one of the top Tamil actors today.