As we all know that the Khiladi Kumar of Bollywood Akshay Kumar is the highest paid actor of the year 2020. Also he is the actor who has been increasing his fees with every film that comes his way. And yet again the actor has decided to hike his acting fees further due to excessive demand in the market. According to a leading portal, in the year 2021 Akshay will charge a bomb of Rs 135 crores per film.
Earlier it was reported that the Good Newwz actor is known to charge upfront fees and in today’s time as his name attracts the audience not just in the cinema hall but also gets lucrative offers from digital and satellite networks.
Also, his team believes that Akshay deserves 100 crore plus as acting fees for the goodwill that he brings to the project.
Reportedly, during the last few months in the lockdown, Akshay has gradually hiked his fees from 99 crores to 108 crores and finally settled in on 117 crores for the films he signed recently.
A close source related the actor reveal that every producer and director want to work with Akshay considering his low risk, low budget, and assured return model, leading to excessive demand in the market.
Earlier, while speaking in an interview Kareena Kapoor Khan had revealed that she and Akshay are the only actors who believe in accepting rewards rather that accepting an award. And after hearing the new hike in fees, we can surely say that Akshay do believe in rewards. His last two releases of the year 2020 Good Newwz and Laxmii have crossed over 100 crore mark at domestic box office.
Meanwhile Akshay has several major projects lined up for release not just in 2021 but also for 2022 . The actor has already wrapped up the shooting of Rohit Shetty’s action drama, Sooryavanshi. His another is a period drama Prithviraj, which will have him in the title role. Apart from these two we will also going to see him Atrangi Re with Sara Ali Khan, then in Ram Setu, Mission Lion and the list goes on.