Who is India's most lavishly rewarded music director?
When discussing the title of India's most expensive music director to date, the initial thought often goes to the legendary AR Rahman
When discussing the title of India's most expensive music director to date, the initial thought often goes to the legendary AR Rahman. However, the landscape has evolved, and today, numerous production companies are willing to make substantial investments to secure AR Rahman's services for their projects, should he decide to collaborate.
Nonetheless, this Oscar-winning maestro is renowned for his discerning choices. Following in his footsteps, the music director who currently commands the highest remuneration might come as a surprise - none other than Anirudh Ravichander.
Reports indicate that he requests an astonishing Rs 10 crore per film. Anirudh has amassed a massive following among the youth, explaining the strong demand for his talents. At just 32 years old, Anirudh is not only celebrated for his film compositions but also for his electrifying stage performances. He boasts an impressive track record of blockbusters, with his most recent triumphs including "Jailer" and "Vikram."