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Not just the silver screen but also the small screen has fallen in love with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. With reality shows like Bigg Boss and Dus Ka Dum, Khan gained immense popularity with his unique style of hosting. Khan, who reportedly charges Rs 60 crore per movie, soon became one of the highest paid actors on television too.
Salman over the years has been charging a lesser fee for Dus Ka Dum. Going by a TOI report, Khan had charged Rs 78 crore for 20 episodes of the show.
Like Khan, Bigg Boss is known to pay its contestants heavily too. The show not only revives contestant’s dwindling careers but also gives a fat paycheck. Reportedly, Bhajan singer Anup Jalota, who is part of the current season, is being paid Rs 45 lakh per week. While television actor Karanvir Bohra is said to be earning Rs 20 lakh per week, actress Dipika Kakar is said to be earning Rs 15 lakh.
The Dabbang star, who has been associated with Bigg Boss for over nine years now, is said to be earning enormous amounts for hosting the most popular reality show. Reportedly, Khan, after charging around Rs 2.5 crore per episode from Seasons 4 to 6, doubled his fee to Rs 5 crore for Season 7. Similarly, Khan charged Rs 5.5 crore for Bigg Boss 8 and later hiked his fee to Rs 7-8 crore for Season 9.
It has been said that Salman took home Rs 8 crore per episode for Season 10 and Rs 11 crore for Season 11. Talking about the current Season – Bigg Boss 12, Salman Khan is said to be earning around Rs 12 crore to Rs 14 crore per episode. Going by the calculation, by the end of the show Salman Khan would take home anything between Rs 300-350 crore!