Akshay Kumar gets Rs 40 crore for Rumi Jaffery’s film?

Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar is one of  the highest paid actors in the industry today, and with the number of films that he signs per year, he earns in excess of Rs 100 cr through film assignments alone.

The actor has now gone one step further and charged Rs 40 crore for Rumi Jaffery’s upcoming film, the shooting of which will be completed in less than 3 weeks! You heard it right – if industry insiders are to be believed, the actor has been paid Rs 40 crore for a 3 week assignment.

The yet-to-be-titled film is a remake of Basu Chatterjee’s 1982 film Shaukeen which featured Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt, A.K. Hangal, Rati Agnihotri and Mithun Chakraborty.

A source close to the development says, Nargis Fakhri has been signed to play the female lead while veteran actors like Anupam Kher and Paresh Rawal have pivotal roles to play.

No prizes for guessing the highest taxer payer of 2013-14!



  • I have no idea why Akshay is being paid this much, compared to other stars.
    Anyways, the more the producers pay, the lesser their profits.

  • are they crazy ?? 40 crore for 3 week shooting ?? what kinda film is this which gets completed in 3 weeks ?? even children film will take atleast a month or two to complete, is he just working for money or what ??!! one should be paid according to hard work and time he has given to the film

  • Dude akshay mvies get v.gud trps always &
    also sold to v. Gud rate to distrubutors .and mstly his mvies are sucesses since last 1 year

    producer always get profit if they get akshay on board .

    Thats nt for akshay its for all a listers

  • Akshay Kumar is not one of the highest paid actors. He alone is the highest paid actor in Bollywood followed by Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan etc.
    For those who don’t agree, google!

  • However Salman Khan earns the highest each film because he has a profit share too in addition to his regular fee.

  • Indicine:is this news really true.if its true when the shooting of the movie will start.when movie wil release.i am happy akshay didnt took sonakshi for this movie.pairing with nargis wil be quite refreshing.is the news true that kareena and katrina both r acting with akshay in ramana remake.and its great that 40cr for just 3weeks.only possible to akshay

  • Nolanitjee.producers wont get losses with akshay.they wil get their 40cr with satelight rights only.shooting of the movie will complete within 3weeks means budjet wil not more than 20 to 25 cr.so they wil get profits within first weekend.

  • Ved-z:spl26 is semi hit because of akshay,and other movies wil also have same fate.what do u mean by that.r u praising akshay or what.just for the information other movies wil be sh or bb .becoz akshay has very good line up.

  • Ved-z:spl26 is semi hit because of akshay,and other movies wil also have same fate.what do u mean by that.r u praising akshay or what.just for the information other movies wil be sh or bb .becoz akshay has very good line up….

  • boss@
    your comment is full of jokes. akki sir with bb, can’t believe, does akki sir has any blockbuster without multi-starer (welcome) and south remake (rowdy rathore).
    my question is does akki sir has a solo blockbuster without a south remake in his 22 years career???

  • its not about the multistarrers or south remakes.
    salmans max of hits r remakes.
    srks most of big hits multistarrers.dtph,oso,kkhh,kkkg,kank,
    if u dont like akshay,u will find,every thing is wrong with akshay.
    just wait for outima and murugdoss movie he will show u.what he is

  • @boss ur saying we need wait to get akki’s best …srk,aamir,salman and hritik already gav atbb in india and overseas also…where lord akki sir before 2007..look at hritik even though he is going thru rough phase he never south remakes to survive instead he did quality films…simply lord akki sir fans on ffew sites blowing PR articles to hype him and undermine other stars…

  • Akki is the baap of bollywood…much better, younger, fitter and better actor than the overrated khans…luv u AKKI…u r the KING of bollywood

  • @kunal bro,,
    Do you know how much zero’s are there in 40 crores? Producers are not crazy that they will give huge payment without thinking.they are much much much more intelligent then you.they know only akshay can give profits to them after such huge payments.

  • Akshay had a work of only 20 days in Khiladi 786 (for which he was paid Rs 20 cr) and that was evident from the film itself. The film appeared to be shot in haste and the whole cast looked disinterested in the project. Hope that Akki doesn’t rush in making films quickly. 3 movies a year is perfect.

    My predictions:
    OUATIMA : Superhit/bb
    Boss : superhit
    Thuppakki remake : Bb
    Entertainment : hit/superhit
    Ghutka : hit/superhit
    Housefull 3 : superhit

  • Again the producer will face huge loss
    the film will hardly cross 70 cr.
    So producer gets 30 cr.
    So 10 cr. Loss

  • bazuka

    akshay is alredy in his good phase.and still his best to come.
    everyone is waiting for their best.srk dont have any sh from past 5years,and same with aamir from 4years.
    akshay had 1bb and 2sh last year.he is doing both commercial and quality mobies.omg and spl26
    dont u know who is akshay before 2007.
    akshay dont need any fake publicity.

  • akshay kumar ws highest tax payer previou year.
    Bt according to forbes srk is the highest earner frm bollywood.
    Saala tax chor

  • r they mad 40 cr in less than 3 week ( EK TOH ISKI MOVIE CHALTI NAHI HAI UPAR SE 40 CR KI REMAND )THE MOVIE IS SUPERFLOP

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