Bigg Boss is one of the most popular shows on television and everything around it always ends up creating a lot of buzz. This time the show will commence in an entirely different location. It is also being reported that after the last season, which had a mix of celebrities and commoners as contestants failed to work, the show will only have celeb contestants this time.
Also, Salman Khan will return as a host for the 13th season. It was being reported that the Dabangg hero is charging a whopping amount of over Rs 400 crore for the whole edition. A source had informed an entertainment portal, "Salman is charging a whopping amount of Rs. 31 crores per weekend which makes it a total of Rs. 403 crores for a mere 26 episodes. It is being said that the actor has an offer to make and he might as well be producing the show. along with shows like The Kapil Sharma Nach Baliye in his kitty already," was reported previously.
But as per latest reports, the actor is not charging Rs 400 crore for this season. The informer told Pinkvilla, "The season will extend for the usual 105 days, which means 15 weeks. Last year, he charged Rs 11 crore per day of shoot. He shoots both the weekend special episodes in a day and so, in 2018 he minted Rs 165 crore from the whole season. BB 13 will be a notch higher. He has hiked his fee and will get Rs 13 crore per week, which means Rs 6.5 crore per episode. That also means that he will in fact be earning close to Rs 200 crore (Rs 195 crore exactly) this time and not 400 crore as being reported."
Meanwhile, as per reports, as many as 23 people, including some well-known celebs including CID fame Dayanand Shetty, Bollywood comedian-actor Rajpal Yadav, TV actresses Meghana Malik, Devoleena Bhattacharya have been shortlisted for the controversial show. Bigg Boss 13 is expected to go on air from September 29.