The accomplished comedy actor gets a salary of Rs. 3 Lakhs per day, as sources say.
Santhanam became more popular by his rib tickling comedy in movies making everyone laugh in every single scene he appears.
He is lined up with many new ventures and filmmakers are ready to pay more salary for his popularity gained in a short period of time.
Since many directors are looking for him and willing to pay more, Santhanam supposedly charges Rs. 3 Lakhs per day.
Santhanam is a complete performer as he gets the script earlier and comes up with all the improvisations for his lines adding more value for his money, says a director.