After the recent success of his films, Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana has tripled his quote for appearing in television commercials.
As per a reliable source, the recent National Award winner is now demanding 3.5 crore per advertisement. He won the National Film Award for his stellar performance in the thriller movie, AndhaDhun. His previous fee ranged from Rs 90 Lakhs to Rs 1 crore per ad, but while shooting for a commercial for a security solution firm at the Malabar Hills bungalow, Ayushmann's team refused to settle for anything less than 3.5 crore.
The shooting of the new commercial ad was done a few days ago and as per the report, he will also be increasing his price for acting in the movies from now onwards.
His critically acclaimed performances in the box office hit movies such as AndhaDhun, Badhaai Ho and Article 15 really lead him towards winning the National Film award. In his upcoming movie Dream Girl, he will be playing the role of a cross-dressing adult hotline operator.
He is also working on another project named Shubh Mangal Phirse Savdhaan, in which he will be playing the role of a man going for same-sex romance. He seems to have a busy time ahead and after winning the award, he can expect more projects in the pipeline.
Ayushmann Khuranna is one such actor who does not sign all the projects that comes his way. He is very much choosy and selective in the movies that he works with.
He is well known for his novel choice when it comes to accepting a role and about this character in the movie Dream Girl, the actor said that no other top actors have played a role like this.
He said that he loved doing such tricky characters even though he was scared to wear a saree on the first day of the shoot.
“None of the mainstream actors have played a role like this, but I love doing tricky stuff though I was scared to wear a saree on the first day. It got easier as we went along though I still don’t know how to drape one. But eventually, it’s all about how you internalise the character and get the body language right.”