Mallika Sherawat is all set to become the highest ever paid actress for an item song in the Tamil film history. The actress, who has been signed to do the special number in Osthi, has reportedly getting Rs 1.25 crore in the forthcoming Tamil movie, which is a remake of Bollywood blockbuster Dabangg.
The Bollywood actress, who made her debut in Tamil movie with Kamal Hassan's Dasavatharam, has been roped in for the item number in Osthi. The makers of the film, who approached many top B-town actresses like Katrina Kaif and Vidya Balan, want to make it as big as its original song 'Munni badnaam hui..', which was done by Malaika Arora Khan.
The special song on Mallika Sherawat, Silambarasan and Sonu Sood will be shot at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad by this month end. Thaman has scored the music for the peppy number. However, Simbu has not revealed the price, which is paid for the actress.
Silamabarasan and Richa Gangopadhyay starrer Osthi will hit the screens during Diwali.