Popular reality show Bigg Boss rolled out its new season with Bollywood actor Salman Khan as the host.
The actor, who has been associated with the show for a decade is reportedly being paid a whopping amount of Rs 250 crore this season, as reported by Bollywood Hungama.
The report further states that Salman will be shooting once a week for the two-weekend episodes. For 12 weeks, the actor will be paid Rs 10.25 crore per episode, which is Rs 20.5 crore per week.
Last year, the 'Dabangg 3' actor had charged around Rs 12-14 crore per week.
The show will reportedly be aired mid-October on Colors TV.
The show will have the same concept as last year and will only have celebrity participants. Due to the coronavirus crisis, the technicalities of the show are still being worked out.
According to a report by The Indian Express, "Contestants will have to be in quarantine for a given period before entering the Bigg Boss house. With a lot more medical tests and insurance involved, the makers have already started the process.”
It has also been reported that popular Television actors like Nia Sharma, Vivian Dsena and Shekhar Suman’s son Adhyayan are in talks with the makers.
Besides celebs, 'Ramayan' director Ramanand Sagar's great-granddaughter has also been reportedly approached for the show.
The 13th season of TV reality show Bigg Boss was eventful, to say the least. There seemed no end to the fights, tiffs, confusing romances and heated arguments. Initially not a good performer on the TRP charts, the show however later picked up and eventually, the makers decided to extend it by five more weeks.