Surprised? So are we! Reportedly, Akshay Kumar is charging Rs 1 Crore per day for the shooting of his upcoming film Jolly LLB 2.
According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, ''The producers of Jolly
LLB, a rather jolly first film that starred Arshad Warsi, have
ambitiously signed on Akshay Kumar for the project. Kumar loved the
script and readily agreed: but pulled out a little black book of
his own decrees. Kumar requested to be paid per day. His per day
fee is rumouredly Rs 1 Crores.''
''If the film takes 100 days to shoot, Kumar will make history
of course. So obviously the producers are in a hurry to wrap
schedules. What's more, Kumar has agreed to be on sets from 10am to
8pm only. If the set isn't ready, he still gets paid his fat
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''We all know Akshay Kumar has replaced Arshad Warsi in Jolly
LLB 2. But Arshad is not too happy about it. He said, "I am not
doing it (Jolly LLB 2). Akshay is doing it. I was supposed to do
it, but Fox Star Studios needed a bigger star, so they chose
Akshay.f you have a bigger star, then even if the film is not that
good, you still manage to cover the money so risk factor from the
producer's point of view is less."
To which Akshay had replied, "I don't have anything to say (on Arshad's comment). Talk to producer. It is the call (decision) of producer. I did Welcome and not Welcome Back, but I did not feel bad. It was my franchise so should I feel bad?"