Akshay Kumar is reportedly charging a huge fee for his next with Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush. Now, what do we mean by huge? Well, the amount in question here is Rs 120 crore. Yes, we aren't kidding or at least we didn't read the wrong report. As per a story in Bollywood Hungama, Khiladi Kumar of Bollywood is eyeing a Rs 100 crore plus fee for his next with Aanand L Rai. Considering he's a strong brand currently and his releases are performing exceptionally at the box office, Akshay has decided to hike his fees and producers aren't battling an eyelid. Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali: Akshay Kumar Extends Olive Branch To Salman Khan With Best Wishes For Eid 2021 Release.
"Akshay and his team believe that the actor deserves 100 crore plus as acting fees for the goodwill that he brings to the project. Akshay Kumar is known to charge upfront fees and in today's time, his name attracts the audience not just in the cinema hall but also gets lucrative offers from digital and satellite networks," a source was heard saying to Bollywood Hungama. The actor's last release, Good Newwz managed to enter the coveted Rs 200 crore club and his next release, Sooryavanshi too looks worthy enough of same. Sara Ali Khan To Learn Bhojpuri For Her Film With Dhanush?
Meanwhile, the actor was also approached for a multi-film deal by streaming websites and satellite channels. However, he rejected the offer as he prefers 'prefers selling films on an individual basis'. The actor has an impressive line-up of movies with Sooryavanshi, Laxmmi Bomb, Prithviraj, Bachchan Pandey and Bell Bottom in his kitty and they all sound equally promising.