Despite his feud with Karan Johar, Kartik Aaryan remains a sought-after actor. Dhamaka, Freddy, Shehzada, Captain India, and Sajid Nadiadwala’s upcoming film are among the actor’s upcoming projects. And now, we have got details regarding Kartik’s acting fees for Shehzada, Sajid’s next film, and Freddy.
Reports reveal that the actor came on board for the untitled Sameer Vidwans directed rom-com featuring Kiara Advani as the female lead for a sum of Rs. 15 crores. “It’s a simple love story, required to be made on a certain budget. Sajid and his team were clear on getting the best of technicians on board the film, with ample of emphasis on the music. At first, Kartik quoted amount in the range of Rs. 18 crore, however, finally settled at Rs. 15 crores basis the request by the producer,” revealed a source to Bollywood Hungama.
The source added, “Sajid Nadiadwala is among the most successful producers of Bollywood and Kartik is looking for a long term association with Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. If the yet untitled rom com is a smooth journey, expect many more collaborations between the two. The amount charged by Kartik is below his current market value, but he understands the economics and was willing to do it for greater interest of the film.”
For those who are unaware, Ronnie Screwvala paid the actor Rs. 21 crore to be a part of Ram Madhvani’s Dhamaka, which is set to release on Netflix soon.
Shraddha Kapoor was replaced with Kiara Advani after the former quoted an outrageous sum to be a part of the film. Sajid Nadiadwala was caught aback by her demands, so he chose to go on and choose another actor. The film is expected to begin production by the end of the year.