Bollywood superstars as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan have turned small screen compeers. Whether or not the program turns hit, the actors receive exorbitant pay.
Reports are abuzz that Salman Khan is paid Rs 4 crore as remuneration to compeer Big Boss Show. It seems the pay is more than what Salman received for the previous season.
The program managers spend exorbitant sum for an episode. The event managers have volunteered payment ranging from Rs 3.8 crore to 4 crore for Salman Khan. Thus, Salman has earned name of actor who receives highest payment for small screen programs.
Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan received a pay of Rs 3 crore to compeer an episode of the program. Hrithik Roshan received 2 crore and Akshay Kumar received 1.5 crore. They volunteered a payment of 100 crore to Amitabh Bachchan to compeer Kaun Banega Crorepathi.
For Big Boss Season 5 Sanjay Dutt joined hands with Salman Khan as compeer. It is to be noted that Salman compeers the Season 6 singly.