Sanjay Leela Bhansali appears to be highly confident in his capacity to deliver a worldwide hit, according to Netflix. Bhansali’s Heeramandi has received an unparalleled budgetary allocation from the OTT platform. The astonishing budgetary amount, which includes the director’s paycheck, is Rs 200 crores.
A source revealed to Bollywood Hungama, “Bhansali will be pocketing around Rs. 60-65 crore rupees as a directorial fee, the rest of the 200-crore budget for Heeramandi goes into production costs and in paying the actors.”
Sonakshi Sinha, Manisha Koirala, Huma Qureshi, and Richa Chadha, among the stars in Heeramandi, have reportedly accepted to work at low pay. Heeramandi’s male cast is currently being finalised.