When it comes to entertainment, movie stars are paid huge remuneration. Though there are several platforms like movies, tv shows, web series it is movies which pay them huge remunerations. But the situation is going to change in the future. Web series may dominate the films when it comes to budgets and remunerations.
Recently popular Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has signed an agreement with Amazon Prime for a webseries titled ‘The End’. It is made as a crime horror thriller series on a huge budget. Audience will be shocked to know the remuneration of Akshay for featuring in the web series. Amazon is reportedly paying Rs.90 crores for the first season. What’s more interesting is that Akshay Kumar never received this kind of remuneration for movies in his entire career.
At the launch event of ‘The End’, Akshay revealed that he was not actually interested in signing the web-series but his son Aarav asked him to act in a web series and he obliged his son’s request. Akshay should give the some credit to his son for giving him a new generation idea thereby taking home a hefty paycheck of 90 cr.