Bigg Boss 10: How much do Salman, Bani, ‘Naitik’ get paid for each episode?
The long-awaited Bigg Boss 10, hosted by Salman Khan, has started with a bang. This time in a unique concept, Bigg Boss will play host to some common folks along with celebrities. On Sunday, stars Bani J, Rahul Dev, Gaurav Chopra, Lopamudra Raut, Karan Mehra, Mona Lisa and Rohan Mehra made their way into the house.
So what brought them to the house? The simplest rule of Bigg Boss is that the longer you manage to stay in Bigg Boss’ house, the more you will be paid. However, at entry level itself, the contestants are paid according to their demand and potentiality, categorized into top, middle and bottom levels.
According to a news report in Indian Express, Bani and Rahul are the highest paid celebs on the show right now. Another report states that Karan Mehra, better known as Naitik of hit sitcom Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, is receiving a whopping Rs 1 crore. And this is apart from the money he will get if he wins the show!
These contestants are paid on weekly basis, depending on the number of weeks they stay in the house.
As far as host Salman Khan is concerned, it is the unbelievable. He is paid Rs 6-8 crore per episode, according to the IE report! This is a 30 per cent hike as compared to the money he got in the last season. Like host, like contestants!