Bigg Boss 12 kick-started yesterday with the show's host superstar Salman Khan making a grand entry at the premiere and introducing the contestants. Well, just like the previous seasons, this time too, the viewers are expecting a lot of drama. However, we will come to know which contestant is a big dramebaaz only after a few episodes.
We all know, the celebrity contestants get a whopping amount to participate in the show and also make it worth a watch by entertaining their fans and the viewers. So this year, the makers have raised their bar in giving out huge paychecks to the celebrity contestants and the amount will blow your mind.
So first of all talking about May I Come In Madam fame Nehha Pendse who has entered the BB12 house and this is her first reality show. Not many know that Nehha is very popular among the viewers and that is one of the reasons she got a chance to star in the show. Knowing Nehha's popularity, the makers are paying her a whopping Rs 20 lakhs per week. Whoa, now that's a huge sum!
A source told a leading daily, "Nehha is one of the highest paid contestants earning 20 lakhs a week inside the house. She has immense popularity with the masses."
Well, talking about other contestants, Karanvir Bohra, Dipika Kakar, Anoop Jalota, they are popular faces of the small screen and are also getting a huge sum for appearing in the show.
hile Karanvir is paid Rs 20 lakhs a week, Sasural Simar Ka Fame Dipika is being paid Rs 15 lakhs. Bhajan maestro Anoop Jalota is the highest paid celeb on the show who is getting a whopping Rs 45 lakhs per week.
Talking about taking up Bigg Boss 12, Nehha said, "This is not the first time it was offered to me. Bigg Boss was being offered to me for the past two-three years. I think only thing that was a game changer this time was the fact that I actually had the time to sit down and weigh my pros and cons of doing Bigg Boss. Once I took the decision, I took a plunge and I agreed for it."
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