Bigg Boss 13 Gets Five-Week Extension, Salman Khan To Be Paid Rs 8.5 Crore Per Episode
The popular reality show, Bigg Boss 13 is what everyone is hooked to for the past two months. Our televisions are always on for the inside scoop and we just can't get over the drama that happens inside the Bigg Boss house. The show was originally set to dissolve in January but has now been extended by another five weeks. Which means you get to catch up on some more fun till February now.
Also, as per the media reports, the show producers and the channel are paying the host, Salman Khan a massive extra two crore per episode. A source to an entertainment website revealed, "Salman made it very clear that he didn't want to extend his stint on Bigg Boss due to his other film commitments (post-production of Dabangg 2, shooting of Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai.). However, the Colors channel lured him to stay on with added zeroes on his paycheck".
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Earlier, it was reported that Salman Khan, who has been the host of the show since Season 4 was being paid Rs. 6.5 crores per episode. With this additional bonus being added, his sum cost will be Rs 8.5 crore per episode. He will now take a total of more than Rs. 200 crore for the complete season.
Can we just take a moment to let that sink in!
*screaming to the highest volume*
The source also revealed, "Each year he initially refuses to return to Bigg Boss. Every time he's lured back with an enhanced remuneration. He gets paid more to anchor Bigg Boss per season than all the other anchors in regional languages put together get for all the seasons put together."
This season has been an all-star season with only celebrities participating in the game. The contestants who are playing in the house currently include Rashami Desai, Shefali Jariwala, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Arti Singh, Asim Riaz, Mahira Sharma, Paras Chhabra, Shehnaz Gill, Vikas Fhatak, Sidharth Shukla and Vishal Aditya Singh.
Well, who do you think will win the Bigg Boss title this year?
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