Richest Telugu singers list in 2022

Richest Telugu singers Salary in 2022

The average remuneration for any Hyderabad based popular singer ranges between Rs 20,000 to Rs 50,000. Even the most popular Anurag Kulkarni charges not more than Rs 1 lakh, say sources. 

Few Top Singers usually get paid in Tollywood on Rs 1–2 lacs per song In tollywood singers are paid usually in Rs 1–2 lacs per song. On the counterpart Bollywood top singers like Shreya Ghoshal or Sunidhi Chauhan demand as high as Rs 18–20 and 7–8 lacs per song respectively.

 SP Balasubrahmanyam

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam Popularly Known as SP Balasubrahmanyam is an Indian film playback singer, actor, music director, voice actor and film producer. SP Balu was Born on 4 June 1946.

who used to charge not more than Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 2 Lakh per song as the highest ever in his career.

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Sid Sriram

The  Indian-American music producer, playback singer, songwriter Sid Sriram is one of the popular name in Telugu film Industry. 

Sid Sriram has been ringing in the chartbusters list ever since ‘Inkem Inkem Kaavaale’ from Geeta Govindam.He flies down to Hyderabad and sings for Vishal Chandrasekhar’s tune and flies back on the same day. 

Sid Sriram gained popularity in India with the song Adiye made for the soundtrack of Kadal, which was composed by AR Rahman.  The sources close to Sid Sriram revealed that  the  playback singer used to charge about 4 lakh per song.  Sources say that he is charging a whopping Rs 6.5 Lakh plus GST.  Sid Sriram records only one song a week. He is known for signing the song which he likes.

An alumnus of Berklee College of Music, Sid Sriram started his career by releasing original songs for about eight  years. But it was AR Rahman’  “Adiye”, for Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus  Kadal  in 2013, which brought him limelight. And he became a household name after “Thalli Pogathey” took the India’ music scene by storm.

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Anuradha Sriram

who is a playback singer, born on 9th July 1970.She has sung in more than 90 Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films.

Anuradha Sriram charges around Rs 50000- 60000 per song

Kousalya Subrahmanyam

Kousalya Subrahmanyam is a play back singer born on August 8, started her career in 1999 with Nee Kosam Movie. Music maverick Kousalya needs no introduction

Chinmayi Sripaada

Singer Chinmayi

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Her Priyathama Priyatama is on the top position. She is a Tamil singer who has a very strong presence entire south and few songs in Hindi as well. She started Tamil play back by Singer Srinivasan and the music director none other than ARR.

She sung her very first song for ARR’s is titled oru daivam thantha poove, is an outstanding composition that gave this singer a great break in south. Classically trained from a very young age itself, Chinmayi prove to be a very strong singer grabbing many opportunities from South and North.

In lockdown Till date, Chinmayi has recorded close to 2,200 songs, raised more than Rs 50 lakh and continued to take requests for songs to gather funds for charity.


Harini is an Indian film playback singer and classical singer, who sings mainly in Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada language films, working with many leading film composers. 


Smitha born on 4th September 1980i s an Indian playback singer whose songs have been featured in numerous Tollywood, Bollywood, Tamil and Kannada movies. Smita started her musical journey 15.

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Ghantasala Sai Srinivas Thaman Siva Kumar, known as S.S.Thaman.

His Debut film as music director is Kick.Later he worked for Vaishali,Anjaneyulu,Sankham, Vastad,Brindavanam, Ragada,Mirapakaay ,Veera,Kandireega, Dookudu,Bodyguard,Business man,Nippu,Love Failure,Naayak,Baadshah,Balupu,Tadakha,Ramayya Vasthavayya , Race Gurram,Rabhasa,Power,Aagadu.

 He is said to have been paid Rs 1 crore for NTR‘s film and he has doubled his fee


is an Indian Playback Singer who has sung for Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Telugu films.

He has sung more than 500 Tamil songs. Hariharran charges Rs 15 lacs per event

M M Srilekha

(ఎం.ఎం.శ్రీలేఖ ) is an Indian film playback singer and music composer. Srilekha is the cousin of Popular Music Director M.M.Keeravani and popular director S.S.Rajamouli. 

Sripathi Panditaradhyula

Sailaja is a singer and actress who was born on 9 October 1963. She has lent her voice to Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada films

Sunitha Upadrashta

fondly known as Sunitha is a playback singer, anchor and dubbing artist, born on 10 May 1978. Sunitha Upadrashta career began in the year 1995 

Asha Bhosle

born on September 8th, 1933 She is best known as a playback singer in Hindi cinema.Asha Bhosle is the sister of playback singer Lata Mangeshkar.


started his professional career as a backing vocalist and has since been working as a playback singer.He has sung in multiple languages including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, 

Koduri Keeravaani

Better Known as M.M.Keeravaani (Maragatha Mani Keeravaani), is an Indian film music composer and playback singer, who works in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi cinema.

Shreya Ghoshal

is playback singer born on 12th March 1984, who mainly sings in Hindi (715 songs), Telugu (195 songs), Kannada (170 songs), Tamil (127 songs), Bengali (120 songs) .She charges Rs 18-20 lakhs per song.

A.S.Dileep Kumar

Popularly Known his Stage Name A.R.Rahman born on 6th January 1967, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician. He has Won Two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards,

Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra

often credited as K.S.Chithra, born on 27th July 1963, is an Indian playback singer. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.


Popularly Known as Tippu, born on 1st November 1978. Tipu is an Indian playback singer who has performed over 4000 songs in Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu languages.

Lata Mangeshkar

was born on 28 September 1929 is an Indian Singer, Music-Composer. She is a recipient of civilian award such as Bharat Ratna in 2001.