Bigg Boss is one of the most controversial reality shows on Indian Television. The show has been hitting headlines for one or the other reason, and the most discussed topic is remunerations of the contestants. We have heard that many contestants, who have been approached for the show, are being paid a huge amount. Bharti Singh-Harsh Limbachiya and Danny D and Mahika Sharma are being paid the highest this season! While Bharti-Harsh are being paid Rs 30 Lakhs per week, Danny and Mahika are being paid 95 Lakhs per week (Danny D's pay increased to Rs 1.25 Crore per week). It is also being said that Dipika Kakar has been offered double the fees of Hina Khan (Rs 14-15 Lakhs per week).
As the new season is all set to hit the television screens, here is the list of ex-Bigg Boss contestants who were paid the highest.
Pamela Anderson (Bigg Boss 4)
The Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson was one of the highest paid contestants on the show. The actress entered Bigg Boss 4 as a guest and stayed in the house for just three days. According to Timesnow report, the actress was paid a whopping sum of Rs 2 Crores!
Rimi Sen (Bigg Boss 9)
Rimi Sen, who was part of Bigg Boss 9, was tagged as cry baby! From the day she entered the house, she was least intersted in participating in any of the tasks and wanted to leave the house. Bigg Boss had also warned her once! Apparently, the actress was paid a whopping Rs 2 Crores!
The Great Khali (Bigg Boss 4)
Apart from Pamela Anderson, the wrestler, The Great Khali, was also a part of Bigg Boss 4 and received the highest payment! Apparently, he was paid approximately Rs 50 Lakhs per week during his stint in the house.
Karishma Tanna (Bigg Boss 8)
The model-turned-actress Karishma Tanna was one of the controversial contestants in the Bigg Boss 8 house. She grabbed headlines for her closeness with housemate Upen Patel! According to reports, the actress was paid close to Rs 10 Lakhs per week to stay in the house.
Tanisha Mukherjee (Bigg Boss 7)
Bollywood actress Tanisha Mukherjee tried her hand at reality shows by entering Bigg Boss Season 7. The actress hit the headlines for her closeness with housemate Armaan Kohli. If reports are to be believed, the actress was paid Rs 7.5 Lakhs per week and she managed to earn more than the actual price of the winner within 10 weeks of her stay!
Shweta Tiwari (Bigg Boss 4)
After Pamela Anderson and The Great Khali, Shweta Tiwari received the highest payment! The actress not only received Rs 5 Lakhs per week, she also bagged the trophy and walked out of the house with good moolah!
Hina Khan (Bigg Boss 11)
Hina Khan, who has been the most controversial contestant of Season 11, was apparently offered a huge amount. The actress was paid Rs 7 to 8 Lakhs per week for her stay in the Bigg Boss house. She stayed in the house till the grand finale and earned over Rs 3 Crores!