Salman Khan blockbuster films at the box-office and his effect are the same on the small screen too. His hosting-stint on a reality show Bigg Boss soars the temperatures and despite all the catfights and the show is high on drama, the TRPs are the highest on the weekends when Salman Khan appears on the show.
However, this year raised speculations about his fee for Bigg Boss season 14 and now according to a leading daily, the actor has striked a deal worth INR4.5 billion (450 crores) with the makers.
Despite the hyper-dramatic influence the show has, Khan’s hosting-stint soars TRPs, the evidence of which is provided by the weekend episodes as TRPs peak when the Bajrangi Bhaijaan actor appears on the screen, according to Filmfare.
Source as saying, “While the three-month stint works out to INR480 crore (4.8 billion), the makers and he agreed to seal the deal at INR450 crore (4.5 billion). The amount is inclusive of his fee for promos and virtual press conferences.”
Now that’s a huge amount for his stint on the small screen. Last year apparently the actor had charged Rs 15.5 crores per episode and this year he has upped the price to Rs 20 crores. Speaking further about the deal, a source reveals, “While the three-month stint works out to Rs 480 crore, the makers and he agreed to seal the deal at Rs 450 crore.
Big Boss 13 has reportedly been extended by another five weeks, according to the Hindustan Times. The grand finale will now be aired in February 2021.