TV reality shows are one of the way for these superstars to promote their movies. For which they take their precious time out and come to these shows but even though it is their promotion, they charge for the same! Not something small but something hefty. These celebs don’t come for only promotion but also to host the shows, in which per episode fees is way too high. Stars like Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan has hosted one of the biggest shows in Indian television.
1. Salman Khan For Bigg Boss 10:
One of the main reason for the success of this show is Salman Khan so why wouldn’t he charge more? He knows that without him the show is nothing and the makers also know them which is why they end up giving him Rs. 6-8 Crore per episode. This is not the first time show for Salman as he has hosted Dus Ka Dum as well but then the fees was merely Rs. 80 lacs.
2. Amitabh Bachchan For KBC:
Big B has done KBC since the start of it, back then the show’s popularity was depended on him and still the same happens. Because of which Amitabh gets Rs. 3 Crore per episode, but initially his fees was Rs. 2 Crore.
3. Aamir Khan For Satyamev Jayate:
May this show is not seen by the whole nation but it gained attention of many! Which ended up becoming one of the favorite show. Aamir Khan does not only host the show but also takes part in promotional trailers, for which he takes Rs. 2 lacs and Rs. 3 Crore for the overall episode.
4. Shahrukh Khan For Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout:
This show did not do well for the King of the Bollywood but surely did good for his pocket! Shahrukh Khan has done many reality shows, also hosted KBC 3. But this reality show did not last long for him. And still he charged Rs. 2.75 Crore per episode which was back in 2011.
5. Hrithik Roshan For Just Dance:
Hritik may have not done much reality shows or even TV appearances but when it came to Dance he hosted Just Dance. In which he charged Rs. 2 Crore per episode.
6. Akshay Kumar for Master Chef India:
Khiladi of Bollywood has held Master Chef once and has done good for TV exposure. The TRP was also good. He charged Rs. 1.5 Crore per episode!
7. Madhuri Dixit For Jhalak Dikhla Ja:
Jhalak Dikhla Ja is one of the biggest franchise and Madhuri Dixit was part of the same. For many seasons. Her fees was Rs. 1 Crore per episode.
8. Sanjay Dutt For Bigg Boss 5:
Surprisingly Sanju baba was the host of Bigg Boss 5 in which he charged Rs. 1 Crore per episode. The TRP did not turn out good so Salman was back in action later.