Apart from working in films, Bollywood A-listers also make a lot of money from television reality shows. Be it Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Madhuri Dixit or Malaika Arora Khan, these well-known faces from Bollywood will leave you surprised with the amount they charge for the shows. And after knowing the facts, it will be evident that they actually make much more than they can make with movies. While there was a time when big stars hesitated to make a television appearance, but nowadays they happily chose small screen over the silver screen.
Here the list of top ten Bollywood celebrities whose per day charge on Television reality shows will definitely give you a second thought about your job.
After acting in films like Dostana, Singh Is Kinng, Om Shanti Om, she judged Television popular reality show India’s Got Talent. She made Rs 2 crore per season. She judged all the seven seasons of the show along with filmmaker Karan Johar and Malaika Arora.
Apart from making the high budget films, the filmmaker also loves to charge a good amount of money to mark his presence on the small screen. Karan, who judged celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, reportedly charged Rs 10 crore for judging each season of the show.
He hardly makes many appearances on the small screen but judged comedy show Comedy Circus for a few seasons. He made Rs 3 crore for each season. He was accompanied by actress Archana Puran Singh.
The dancing diva of Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit took a break from her film career but to remain in front of the cameras, she chose television industry and judged Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. You will be surprised to know that she was paid Rs 1 crore per episode on the show. Madhuri was a consistent judge till season 7 of the dance reality show.
The dancing sensation who is best known for his dancing skills, also made it a point to judge a dance based reality show. He reportedly charged Rs 2 crore per episode for judging Star Plus’ show Just Dance.
The Rangoon actor, who made his television debut with Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded in 2015, charged Rs 1.75 crore per episode to judge the show. He judged the show along with Malaika Arora, Lauren Gottlieb, and Ganesh Hegde.
Malaika Arora Khan:
The stylish diva might not have stamped her name in Bollywood movies, but she is quite active on television. She judged India’s Got Talent along with Karan Johar and Kirron Kher. It was reported that the actress was paid Rs 1 crore per season for the show.
The Shotgun Junior was the latest Bollywood celebrity to hop on the bandwagon to judge a reality show. She judged the last season of celebrity dance reality show, Nach Baliye. For the show, she charged Rs 1 crore per episode.
The actress, who carved her niche in Bollywood with films like Kick, Housefull 3 made her television debut with Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9. For judging the dance reality show, Jacqueline reportedly charged Rs 1.25 crore per episode.
Choreographer, actor and film director, Remo also made it big in the television industry by judging reality shows like Dance India Dance, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4, Nach Baliye 5 and the most recent one was Dance Plus 3. The ABCD 2 helmer charged Rs 2.5 lakh per episode for judging the third season of Dance Plus.
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