Interestingly, Santhanam’s earnings are higher than Tamil star heroes like Dhanush, Suriya, Rajinikanth and Arya. He is well known for his comedy sequences and oneliners in several medium and high budget flicks. He reportedly charges more than Rs 6 lakh per day, which makes him the highest paid comedian ever. The actor has also started playing lead roles in some out and out comedy movies.
Santhanam also has amassed income with his production house ‘Inimey Ippadithaan’.