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Actor Kartik Aaryan, who was reported to have taken Rs 20 crore as fees for 10 days of shoot confirmed the same recently. The Shehzada actor also explained why and gave a reason for it. In 2021, reports surfaced that Kartik Aaryan was paid Rs 20 crore as fees for 10 days of shooting, for the movie Dhamaka.
Kartik Aaryan confirms he was paid 20 cr fees for 10 days of shoot
The Shehzada actor was questioned about charging Rs 20 crore fees for shooting for only 10 days during a movie. Reacting to the same, Kartik blushed and said, “Woh to dus din ke hain (This was for 10 days).”
During his appearance on India TV’s Aap Ki Adalat, Aaryan was told he had become ‘so obsessed’ after making an earning of ‘sava lakh (1.25 lakh)’ in his first movie, that he hiked his remuneration to Rs 20 crore. After the Shehzada actor admitted he took home a fees of Rs 20 crore for 10 days of shoot, he told the host he is joking.
Furthermore, the host told Kartik in Hindi, “No, you are not joking. For the film you shot during Covid-19 pandemic in 10 days, you took ₹20 crore.”
The Shehzada actor reacted to the same and said, “Sir yeh kiya tha corona ke time pe, par kya mein aise dicuss kar sakta hoon apni fees, mujhe nahi pata. Par haan woh ek film (Dhamaka) aise bani aur dus din ka shoot tha uska. Woh mera remuneration tha aur main dus din mein kya, bees din mein paise double kar deta hoon apne producers ke, toh banta hai (Yes, during the Covid-19 pandemic I had shot for the film for 10 days and that was my remuneration. I make my producers earn double the money in 20 days, so I think I deserve what I am paid).”
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For the unversed, Kartik is reportedly one of the highest-paid actors in Bollywood. As per reports, after the success of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, the actor also hiked his remuneration. Reportedly, for Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Kartik got paid a sum of Rs 15 crore, while for his last release Freddy, he took home Rs 7 crore.
On the work front, the actor is gearing up for the release of his movie Shehzada. The film also features Kriti Sanon, Ronit Roy, Sachin Khedkar, Paresh Rawal and Manisha Koirala. Directed by Rohit Dhawan, Shehzada is slated to release on February 10. Kartik also has the film Aashiqui 3, Satya Prem Ki Katha and a few others in his kitty.