The first name that comes to ones mind is Vijay. It is simply because of his ability to reach every nook and corner of the state. Like Rajinikanth, he is simple and engages himself in social service. By doing it, not only he has become a hero on-screen but in real life too. His fans base in huge and comprises of mass and class audience. His movies cuts across language barriers and are being watched by non-Tamil audience. He is one of the strong contenders to be the next superstar.
Every few decades, we see the rise of a star in Kollywood. In the gone days, MGR and Sivaji Ganeshan remained undisputed kings in Tamil cinema and they both enjoyed huge fan following.
Their places were inherited by Rajinikanth and Kamal Hassan almost by default. Like MGR and Sivaji, the two actors choose different kind of films and satisfied their fan followings but Rajini got the superstar title for known reasons.