Akkineni Nagarjuna Remuneration: Nagarjuna Akkineni has previously hosted Bigg Boss Telugu Season 3. Much before this, he hosted Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu, the Telugu version of Kaun Banega Crorepati. So hosting is not new to this man. The wait is over! Bigg Boss Telugu 4, finally, after a long wait, airs from September 6 on Star Maa television. This time, the Bigg Boss Telugu show is airing a little bit late when compared to the previous three seasons.
The Bigg Boss Telugu Season 3 turned out to be the most popular one among the three seasons and Nagarjuna, too, received success as the show host. The previous season has reportedly registered some record-breaking TRPs, which is one of the reasons why Nagarjuna will be hosting the show again. For the third reason, it is said that Akkineni Nagarjuna had received a remuneration worth Rs 12 lakhs for each episode.
But with the Bigg Boss Telugu Season 4, things seem to have changed And now, as per the close sources, it is said that Akkineni Nagarjuna has hiked his remuneration for the fourth and upcoming season. Reportedly, Nagarjuna is charging Rs 8 crore for the entire Bigg Boss Telugu 4. As per the current scenario, shooting amid COVID-19 is a huge risk, But Nagarjuna has agreed to host Bigg Boss Telugu Season 4.
This is the first time in television history that a host has been given this range of remuneration. NTR, which hosted Season 1, was paid Rs 10 lakh per episode at the time. Season 1 ran for only 70 days. The NTR remuneration in this calculation is an average of Rs. Tack that 2.5 crores. Even though Nani, who hosted season 3, did 100 days of the show. he got Rs 3 crore hearing. However, in season 3, Nagarjuna Akkineni was paid Rs. 12 lakhs, 15 weeks (approximately one hundred days) so Rs. King reached the 5 crore mark.
On the professional front, Nagarjuna Akkineni has a film with director Solomon, a debutant. He has Hindi film Brahmastra also in his kitty and the film is yet to hit the screens. Wild Dog film, Prequel to Soggade Chinni Nayana is also on cards.