They put down their tablets, take a break from their hectic work lives, and lock themselves inside the “Bigg Boss” building. Of course, they make a lot of money doing so. Read about Bigg Boss Mx Player.
Salman Khan, the Bollywood superstar, is known to charge a hefty fee to bring charm and star power to the contentious reality show. Few people are aware that contestants make enticing offers to be on the program.
Contestants' pay for being on the show is determined by a single factor: the larger the star, the higher the price.
With the show set to return to television soon, IANS takes a look back at former contestants who made big money by being trapped inside the tent.
According to news, television star Shweta Tiwari, who went on to win Bigg Boss season 4, was paid Rs 5 lakh per week for her stay. Her battles with Dolly Bindra are still recalled.
While she struggled to stir up much trouble once outside the home, the “Dhoom” actress was allegedly paid a whopping Rs. 2 crore as a signing bonus.
With her fleeting appearance on "Bigg Boss 4," the "Baywatch" star brought glitz to the desi small screen. For her three-day stay in the building, she was allegedly paid Rs 2.5 crore.
Veejay Bani was a contestant on season 10 of "Bigg Boss" and came in second place. She is thought to have been paid Rs 1.5 crore for her time on the show.
According to sources, the "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" actor was paid Rs 1 crore to sign the contract for "Bigg Boss 10."
Sreesanth, the former Indian cricketer who lost the “Bigg Boss 12” trophy to actress Dipika Kakar, is said to be paid Rs 50 lakh a week.
According to multiple sources, the actress, who became the talk of the town after her relationship with actor Upen Patel, earned close to Rs 10 lakh per week.
Tanishaa Mukerji has made headlines for her fights and relationship rumors with actor Armaan Kohli. According to records, she was paid Rs 7.5 lakh a week.
Hina Khan of "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai," who was a finalist on "Bigg Boss 11," reportedly earned about Rs 8 lakh per week.
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Bigg Boss 6 included the retired Indian cricketer. According to reports, he signed a contract worth Rs 4 lakh per week.
THE Big KHALI
Season four included WWE wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, better known by his ring name "The Great Khali," who was reportedly paying close to Rs 50 lakh per week.
Shilpa Shetty, the season 11 winner, added a lot of drama to the show and was paid about Rs 6 to 7 lakh per week.
He was the season 11's most divisive contestant. He was reportedly paying between Rs 6 and Rs 6.5 lakh a week.
In season 12, the singer entered the house as a 'jodi' with Jasleen Matharu. He was said to be paid Rs 40 lakh per week.
He allegedly fined Rs 20 lakh a week for remaining in the house during "Bigg Boss Season 12."
The “Sasural Simar Ka” star was officially paid Rs 15 lakh per week after winning season 12 of the competition.