In July, Ajay Devgn begins capturing for his digital debut, Rudra, which is the official remake of the British present, Luther. The versatile actor will be seen in a really intense avatar and can end capturing for this formidable present inside a span of two months. Bollywood Hungama has learnt that Ajay has been paid a bomb for his OTT debut.
“Ajay Devgn shares an extraordinary rapport with the Star Network, which is the reason why even Bhuj is premiering on Hotstar. He has also inked the satellite deal with the network that’s been active for the last 5 years. When the network came to him with the offer of a digital debut, it was an instant yes,” a commerce supply informed Bollywood Hungama. The commerce supply added saying that the actor has nevertheless charged an enormous sum to transition to the small display screen.
“Ajay Devgn is on a career high following the epic success of Tanhaji and he has been paid Rs. 125 crores for this limited episode series. With this, he joined the elite list of highest paid actors on OTT platforms alongside Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar. The Rs. 125 crore deal also includes some cross promotional activities for the Star Network like promo shoots, social media posts, appearances on reality shows etc.,” the commerce supply stated.
On a mean, he would be charging Rs. 2 crores per episode. Interestingly, Hrithik and Akshay too have adopted the same technique of charging a bomb for their digital debut and the platforms at current are very happy to spend cash to convey superstars on their platform, as their concept is to enhance the attain of OTT within the interiors of India. The 3 A-Listers are literally the three highest paid actors on OTT platforms. Rudra is directed by Rajesh Mapuskar and can premiere by the tip of 2021.
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