Ranveer Singh essayed the role of Deepika Padukone’s character in Homi Adajania’s Finding Fanny for free and now for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ambitious project Bajirao Mastani, Ranveer Singh has agreed to a price cut but this time around he would be sharing profits instead.
Eros Entertainment is keen to cut down production costs for big budget projects by inviting the director and actors to share in the fees rather than take an upfront fee. However, this arrangement is not to the liking of all actors.
On one side Ranveer Singh has taken on a pay cut, the two leading ladies Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are getting their normal salaries.
Now of this was not enough, even Sanjay Leeela Bhanasali has cut down his fees drastically for his ambitious historical Bajirao Mastani.
Confirming this, the spokesperson of Eros International stated, “It’s finally a 100 crore project because Sanjay Leela Bhansali has taken a complete pay cut and will participate in profit sharing. Eros followed a similar deal in Ram Leela too where the director didn’t take a fee upfront and chose to take a share in the profits instead. Hence, Ram Leela’s overall production cost ended up being Rs 60 crores. And it grossed Rs. 200 crores and more worldwide.”
Priyanka Chopra who is currently working on Mary Kom which is being produced by Sanjay Leela Bhandali says that she is very excited to be a part of Bajirao Mastani.
“A year and a half back Sanjay Leela Bhansali came to me with Kashi’s role. He narrated that part to me and the role is beautiful. I can’t speak more about it but I am very proud to be a part of it.” states Priyanka Chopra.
Here’s wishing team Bajirao Mastani all the best and we do hope that Sanjay belts out a winner!!
Ranveer Singh essayed the role of Deepika Padukone’s character in Homi Adajania’s Finding Fanny for free and now for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ambitio...1.0