Followed by the success of Padmaavat and Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor came on board for an action-packed thriller directed by Ali Abbas Zafar for a massive sum of Rs. 38 million
March 01, 2022 2:50 p.m.
Mumbai: Bollywood chocolate boy Shahid is riding on the success of Padmaavat and Kabir Singh, also expecting big gains from Jersey, and for the Jersey sequel film, charged 25% more. Shahid Kapoor came aboard this action-packed thriller directed by Ali Abbas Zafar for a massive sum of Rs. 38 crores, about 25% more than Jersey and more than double what it brought in at the money changer. game, Kabir Singh.
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It was earlier reported how Shahid Kapoor was willing to give up his acting fee to protect Jersey for theatrical support. The actor kept his commitment and presents the film on the big screen on April 14. The actor, who initially charged around Rs. 31 crores for the film, eventually took a pay cut as the release was delayed at the last minute due to the Omicron scare.
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The motto of letting work speak for its worth has a unique meaning for Shahid. “Every hit would mean higher acting fees, and every miss would mean lower acting fees. It’s a dynamic pricing strategy he’s devised and, at this point, he’s confident that Jersey and Ali Abbas Zafar will be the next to get big box office returns, and if the movie is successful, his asking price for the next one would go up even more,” the source said.
Credit: Bollywood Hungama