Ranbir Kapoor’s highly anticipated film‘Sanju’ is in the news ever since it has been announced and for all the right reasons. It is said to be the path-breaking film for Ranbir Kapoor’s career. Sanju is a biopic on the difficult yet adventurous life of Bollywood’s superstar ‘Sanju Baba’ aka Sanjay Dutt. The movie stars Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt, with Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Jim Sarbh and Karishma Tanna portraying different characters. While the trailer emphasized on various phases of Sanjay Dutt’s life from being a drug addict to a womanizer, the movie seems to take a unique stance on the story-telling of the life of once a famous superstar of Bollywood – Sanjay Dutt.
As the trailer impressed every Bollywood fan, have you wondered what fees the actors are getting for their portrayal of various characters in Sanju Baba’s life? Apparently, sources have revealed that Ranbir Kapoor has charged the highest fees in his entire career for acting in the film. And this is not just it! The fee of every other actor in the film is nothing compared to what Ranbir Kapoor is getting.
Don’t believe us? Read for yourself:
1. Karishma Tanna
The stunning television actress is playing the character of legendary Madhuri Dixit in the Sanjay Dutt biopic. Evidently, Madhuri Dixit didn’t want a huge screen space in the film so Karishma’s scene as Madhuri Dixit had to be cut short to just 10-15 minutes. For these 10-15 minutes, Karishma Tanna is getting a fee of Rs. 1 crore.
Actress Tabu has a special appearance in the biopic as herself. So for few minutes of screen space, the Bollywood diva has charged Rs. 60 lakh.
3. Paresh Rawal
Paresh Rawal is playing the role of Sanjay Dutt’s father Sunil Dutt in the biopic. His versatility as an actor is very well used in ‘Sanju’ as he gives a memorable performance as Sunil Dutt. Paresh Rawal has charged in between Rs. 2-3 crore for his role in the film.
4. Manisha Koirala
We will be seeing Manisha Koirala on the silver screen after a long time. The veteran actress is recreating the character of one of the greatest actresses in the industry and Sanjay Dutt’s mother Nargis in the biopic ‘Sanju’. The actress is getting a pay of Rs. 3 crore for her role in the film.
5. Dia Mirza
Actress Dia Mirza is also returning to the big screen after a long gap. She is playing the character of Sanjay Dutt’s current wife Manyata Dutt who has always been with the actor against all odds. For her character, Dia Mirza has charged Rs. 3 crore.
6. Sonam Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor will be seen playing the character of Tina Munim (Tina Ambani), Sanjay Dutt’s first of many girlfriends in the film. She is receiving a cheque of Rs. 6 crore for her role in the biopic.
7. Ranbir Kapoor
After giving many flops, ‘Sanju’ is Ranbir Kapoor’s dream project. Portraying the character of superstar Sanjay Dutt himself, Ranbir Kapoor has transformed drastically for his role in the film. Such transformation demands rather good pay right?! Apparently, Ranbir Kapoor has charged a whopping fee of Rs. 25 crore for playing the character of Sanjay Dutt in the biopic. It is evidently, the highest fees that Ranbir Kapoor has ever charged in his film career.
The film ‘Sanju’ is scheduled to release on June 29. Are you excited?