Behindwoods.com has the following comparison between Bollywood and South Indian Film industry.
|No. of theaters||5289||7611|
|Biggest hit in 2005||Bunty Aur Bubli||Chandramukhi|
|Earnings||Bunty Aur Bubli (45 crore)||Chandramukhi (110 crore)|
|Viewer turnout||35 – 40%||60 – 65%|
|Renumeration||Aamir Khan (7 crore/film)||Rajnikanth (15 crore/film, 30 for Shivaji)|
|Renumeration||Shahrukh Khan (5 crore/film)||Chiranjeevi(10 crore/film)|
|Nationals Awards – Movie, since 1954||11||14|
|Nationals Awards – Actor,since 1968||16||18|
Please remind us once more on why the International Indian Film Academy promotes only Hindi movies ?