Akshay Kumar to charge Rs 120 crore for his next movie

Akshay Kumar to charge Rs 120 crore for his next movie

After featuring in the Forbes World's Highest Paid Actors 2019 list at the fourth spot, Akshay Kumar is going to be the highest paid actor in Bollywood. According to a news report, the Good Newwz actor is charging Rs 120 crore for his next. The film is being directed by Tanu Weds Manu director Aanand L Rai.

A report in an entertainment website says that Akshay Kumar is charging a whopping Rs 120 crore for an Aanand L Rai film. According to the report, the untitled film may also star Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush.

A source close to the development told the website, "Akshay Kumar is known to charge upfront fees and in today’s time, his name attracts the audience not just in the cinema hall but also gets lucrative offers from digital and satellite networks. Akshay and his team believe that the actor deserves 100 crore plus as acting fees for the goodwill that he brings to the project."

The film is expected to go on floors in the second half of 2020. The report suggests that the announcement of Akshay doing the film will be made in the coming 2-3 weeks.