Actors whoever they might be they look to take their remuneration for the movie before the release and then move on to their next films. In Telugu Cinema, many stars take remuneration equal to the actual production cost of the movie, but they have changed their route these days and started taking shares in profits! Let’s have a look at those star heroes today ..
Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu, the crazy superstar of Telugu Cinema has started his own production company with the movie, Srimanthudu and for the first time, he took share in the profits as remuneration. For any film he takes more than 20 crores and how much he got as share for Srimanthudu is still unknown!
PrabhasYoung Rebel Star Prabhas did not take any remuneration for his movie Baahubali. Producers have decided to give him 25 crores as remuneration at first. As the movie collected more than 600 crores he got 65 crores as remuneration and even for Baahubali 2 he will be taking a decent percentage in the profits.
Ram CharanRam Charan normally takes more than 12 crores per film but when he is acting in his Uncle, Allu Aravind’s production Dhruva, the actor did not take any remuneration. In fact, he got an amount of 17 crores as a share in profits post release. Surrender Reddy’s action drama is a comeback film for the actor after his previous movie, Bruce Lee debacle.
Pawan KalyanPawan Kalyan started his own production house with Sardar Gabbar Singh and ever since, the actor is taking shares in the profits of his films. He took 30 crores as his share for Gabbar Singh and Katamarayudu.
Victory VenkateshVenkatesh, being a producer’s son is known for being producer friendly and he for the first time opted to take a share in the profits with his film, Babu Bangaram. Even for Guru, he did the same.
Naga ChaitanyaNaga Chaitanya early in his career took a meaty share in profits for his movie, 100% Love. Allu Aravind and Bunny Vasu, the producers of the film offered him a share in the profits and the actor gleefully accepted it.
Akkineni NagarjunaNagarjuna’s own productions Soggade Chinni Nayana and Manam, have become big hits at the box office. The actor never discusses numbers in open so, we do not know if he took the remuneration for Manam and Soggade Chinni Nayana. As we can say, no producer pays himself, he did not take any remuneration for these movies. So how much profits did he get, we can’t say about that either.
ChiranjeeviMegastar Chiranjeevi always took a remuneration for his work even when he worked in his family productions, Geetha Arts and Anjana Productions. But for the first time, for his comeback film, Khaidi No.150, produced by his son and wife on Konidela Productions he opted to take a share in profits. The actor got 30 crores as a share in profits as per the reports.
JR. NTRJr. NTR opted to not take any remuneration for his new movie, Jai Lava Kusa produced by his brother N. Kalyanaram. The actor decided to wait until his brother makes every penny he spent on the production and then take how much ever he is given as his share in the profits.