Forbes India, one of the pioneers in finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics have come out with their yearly list of the Top 100 celebrities in India based on earnings and fame for the year 2014.
- A.R.Rahman was the highest placed south Indian ranking in at 13th. (#15 Money Rank,#15 Fame Rank)
- Mahesh Babu was placed at 30th Position earning Rs 51 Crore, while he was rated at (#14 Money Rank #88 Fame Rank )
- A.R.Murugadoss came in at 39th Position earning Rs 44.33 Crore. (#17 Money Rank #97 Fame Rank)
- Ilayathalapathy Vijay was placed at 41st, grossing Rs 33 Crore. He ranked (#23 Money Rank #80 Fame Rank)
- Superstar Rajinikanth ranked at 45th, Earning Rs 37 Crore. (#21 Money Rank #89 Fame Rank)
- Thala Ajith, was ranked at 51st position while he grossed Rs 40.33 Crores. He was placed (#19 Money Rank #98 Fame Rank)
- Dhanush was the final Kollywood actor who made the list and was ranked 78th, Earning Rs 11.67 Crore. (#53 Money Rank #77 Fame Rank)