The television industry has not only given an amazing platform for aspiring newbies but has also been great for the various established actors of the industry. While some classic actors shifted from television to big screens, others got inclined from Bollywood towards the television industry. These stars became judges to various reality shows and the whopping amount charged by these actors will make your jaw drop! So, without any further delays let’s have a look at the fee charged by various reality show participants, judges, and entertainers:
While the fees charged by various contestants of the reality show, Khatron Ke Khiladi has been a hot topic for the audiences, then you all might be wondering about the amount charged by its star anchor! Right!? A host for five consecutive seasons to this show, this Indian director and producer, is charging the makers a whopping amount of 49 lakhs per episode!
Kapil shot to fame overnight after emerging as the winner of the reality show, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2007 and has been entertaining us since then. Apart from this, he went on to win Sony’s TV show, Comedy Circus consecutively six times. This comedian has not only been entertaining us on small screens only but has also made us laugh with his work in movies like Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and Firangi. Though we like him more on the small screen than in movies, the actor garnered attention and popularity with his appearance in the sony television show – The Kapil Sharma Show. And if some sources are to be believed, then this comedian is said to charge a heavy amount of rs. 50 Lakhs per episode.
The popular singer Neha Kakkar was born in Rishikesh, from where she moved out to Delhi to make her career in the glam industry. As one of the popular Bollywood singing sensations, Neha has delivered various hits to the industry and has also been a part of reality shows. This singer started her journey in 2006 with her first appearance in Indian Idol 2 as a contestant and has never looked back since. This singer has now been appearing as a judge to season 12 of Indian Idol and is earning out Rs 5 lakh per episode!
The Bollywood actor and a heartthrob for millions of girls, Shahid Kapoor has been well remembered for some power-packed performances on the big screen. After the enormous success of his film, Kabir Singh, the actor Shahid Kapoor has earned a separate fan base and status in the industry. His performance as an intense, strong, and masculine character as a lead in the film Kabir Singh has entitled him amongst one of the finest actors in the industry.
The son of popular classic actors of the industry, Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem, the actor Shahid was predominantly known for his portrayal of romantic roles in his early career. However, the actor tried his hands on other characters and genres as well which helped him to gain more name and fame. And getting into details about his television flick, the actor became a judge on the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa season 8. And for being on the same, the actor charged a hefty amount of Rs 1.75 Crore per episode!
Regarded as one of the most popular actresses of Bollywood and a fitness icon, the actress Shilpa Shetty has been a part of the industry for ages. With her classic performances in films like – Dhadkan, Baazigar, Life in a… Metro, etc. she has established herself as one of the most prominent actresses of the industry. While we already know enough about the major details of this actress, she also possesses other talents such as being a black-belt karate champion and was also the captain of her school’s baseball team. And talking about her appearance on small screens, the actress became a judge to a dancing reality show, Super Dancer for which she has charged a whopping amount of Rs 14 crore for this entire show.
Siddharth Shukla caught the attention of people with his prominent role in the Indian daily soap opera, Balika Vadhu. While he was already ruling the hearts of millions with his various other performances in serials, he went on to become a participant in the most notorious Indian reality show, Bigg Boss season 13, and emerged as its winner. Besides grabbing a shining trophy and the winning amount, the actor used to charge 9 Lakh rs. for a week to be a participant in the show!
The Bollywood actor Sohail Khan despite being the brother of Salman Khan was not able to establish a good career in the glam industry. With a brief stint in movies mostly as a second lead, this actor became a judge on the comedy show, Comedy Circus. And for his appearance in the same, the actor charged a hefty amount of Rs 3 Crore for every season.
The Bollywood beauty and emerging actress of the industry, Sonakshi Sinha became everyone’s favorite with the character of Rajjo from Dabangg. Apart from being a part of various blockbuster hits of Bollywood, the actress went on to make her appearance on a smaller screen no not for promotions, but for being a judge on a reality show. The actress grabbed the opportunity of being on a panel as a judge to the show Nach Baliye and took home a huge sum of 1 crore for each episode!
And now, we probably saved the best one for the last! Probably one of the loveliest and sexiest actors of the Bollywood industry, Hrithik has always managed millions of girls to drool over his acting and mesmerizing looks. Well, the fact of this actor becoming a judge to a dance reality show was not surprising for the fans, all thanks to his impeccable dancing skills, the actor was seen on the small screen as a judge of the show, Just Dance. And not only this, the actor charged a huge sum of Rs. 2 Crores per episode for being a judge of the show!