Akshay Kumar to get Rs 120 crores for his next movie with Dhanush, Sara Ali Khan
New Delhi : After making to the fourth spot on the Forbes list of highest paid actors in 2019, Akshay Kumar has reportedly fetch a whopping sum of Rs 120 crores for his upcoming movie with director Anand L Rai.
According to a media reports, the film will also star south actor Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan alongside Akshay.
As per Bollywood Hungama, the 52-year-old actors team has demanded a "Rs 100 crore plus" fee for the new movie, considering his brand value and blockbuster releases in the recent past.
"Akshay and his team believe that the actor deserves 100 crore plus as acting fees for the goodwill that he brings to the project," Bollywood Hungama quoted a source close to the project as saying. "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," the source added.
Akshay Kumar's Good Newwz, which released on December 27, just crossed the Rs 200 crore line at the box office. There was some controversy about Akshay's previous release Housefull 4's box office numbers but nevertheless, the film turned out to be a blockbuster deal. Mission Mangal, Akshay's film before Housefull 4, surpassed the Rs 200 crore mark in little less than a month.
On Forbes List of Top 10 Highest Paid Actors, he has been listed next to the likes of Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr, with earnings of $65 million for the timeline between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019.