South Indian actors have a huge fan following across the country. They have been featured in several hit movies for quite a long time now. Moreover, it’s also quite obvious that they will be paid handsomely for their works.
On the other hand, they hog the limelight for contributing widely to different causes!
Rajinikanth’s original name is Shivaji Rao Gaikwad and he hails from Maharashtra. At the initial stages of his career, he also worked temporarily as a bus conductor in Karnataka in his early days before his film career commenced. He was the fourth and the youngest of all his siblings.
The Superstar of Indian cinema is a man of simplicity! Half of his salary goes to charity and he loves doing social work for unprivileged people.
Mahesh Babu is one of the popular actors in India. He is one of the very few actors who has never done remakes so far. The actor himself admitted that he never believes in remakes as he is always interested to do new films.
Apart from his acting skills, he is known for his philanthropic works. He is known to donate 30 per cent of all his earnings to charitable causes and that makes him a very good person.
For the unversed, Mahesh Babu has adopted two villages (taking a cue from his film Srimanthudu) namely Burripalem in Andhra Pradesh and Siddhapuram in Telangana. In fact, Burripalem is the native place of Mahesh Babu’s father, Krishna.
Apart from donating, he is associated with the organization Heal -A-Child. The organization works towards saving the lives of children whose families can’t afford medical expenses.
Kollywood star Suriya kick-started an organization that aims at offering education to underprivileged children. For the unversed, the organization operates under the name Agaram.
Prakash Raj is one of the popular actors in India. He is someone who is outspoken about social issues. Notably, he runs his own foundation and does charitable work.
Ram Charan is the son of Tollywood Megastar Chiranjeevi. Tollywood star has launched a charitable trust under his father’s name. For the unversed, the trust focuses on Blood Donation and Eye Donation.