Mumbai: Bigg Boss is the most watched TV reality show. Every year, whenever the news of the arrival of a new season of the controversial reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ comes along with it, many discussions also start regarding the fees of the show’s host Salman Khan. Everyone knows that Salman’s fees are also increased with every season. Salman has hosted 13 seasons of the show so far and he is returning with ‘Bigg Boss 16’. It is being said that Salman has asked for a hefty fee for this season.
43.75 cr per episode
According to a report, Salman Khan made a huge demand of Rs. The popular reality show Bigg Boss is charging Rs 43.75 crore for hosting an episode of Season 16.
1050 crores in total
Any season of Bigg Boss lasts for an average of three months and Salman appears in every season only on weekends i.e. Sundays and Saturdays. Very rarely has Salman appeared in ‘Bigg Boss’ three days a week. If Bigg Boss lasts for three months and Salman appears twice a week, then accordingly he will be seen 8 times in a month and 24 times in three months.
In this context, if we see the calculation of Salman’s ‘Bigg Boss 16’ fee, then multiply the 43.75 crores of an episode by 24, the result that will be obtained is Salman’s fee i.e. 1050 crores.
Has taken command since 4 seasons
Salman Khan took over the command of ‘Bigg Boss’ in the year 2010. He was associated with the fourth season of Bigg Boss as a host. Since then, in 13 years till now, Salman has hosted 13 seasons. With each season, Salman’s fees also increased episode-by-episode. In ‘Bigg Boss 4’, Salman used to get 2.5 crores for an episode which lasted till the sixth season of Bigg Boss.
In the seventh season, Salman’s fee increased directly to five crores per episode. In these 13 years, the fee of an episode of Salman has increased from 2.5 crores to 43.75 crores per episode. The first season of ‘Bigg Boss’ was hosted by actor Arshad Warsi, the second season was hosted by Shilpa Shetty and the third season was hosted by Amitabh Bachchan.