Bigg Boss 14: Salman Khan has been hosting the TV Reality show Big Boss since the 4th Season and he might end up as the highest earning Bollywood celeb of 2020 because of the upcoming Bigg Boss 14. According to the sources MiD-Day has been informed that he has cracked a deal of Rs 450 crore with Colors & Endemol India.
Earlier we had been hearing that he will be paid Rs 250 crore for the upcoming season but trade experts say that it’s just too less for Sallu Bhai. The source told MiD-Day
Salman had reportedly charged Rs 15.5 crore per episode last year. This time around, he has upped the price to Rs 20 crore per episode. While the three-month stint works out to Rs 480 crore, the makers and he agreed to seal the deal at Rs 450 crore. The amount is inclusive of his fees for promos and virtual press conferences. The producers at Endemol are willing to pay the remuneration as they know Salman is the primary reason for the show’s high TRPs.
It seems like Salman Khan will be spending his Saturdays in Film City, Goregaon for the shoot. The last season of Big Boss was the biggest blockbuster ever on the TRP charts. The source on 5 weeks extension, said:
The previous edition was extended by 10 episodes, with the actor charging Rs 7.5 crore per day. If the reality show doesn’t conclude this time within the agreed 12 weeks, Salman’s team and the producers will sit down to discuss the additional remuneration.
Names like Nia Sharma, Jasmin Bhasin, Pavitra Punia, Aly Goni among others have reportedly been finalised for the show. They will also be bringing last year’s contestants as they continue to trend even till now.
The source said:
Some social media influencers, including YouTube and former TikTok stars, are being roped in as contestants. Previous Bigg Boss participants Siddharth Shukla, Rashami Desai and Shehnaaz Gill also make an appearance.