Shahid Kapoor starrer ‘Kabir Singh’ is having a heroic run at the box office and the film has turned out to be Shahid Kapoor’s biggest solo film till date. Post the success of Kabir Singh, there were reports that the actor who is riding high on the film’s success, has hiked his fees to Rs 40 crore per film.
Reports suggested that Shahid has allegedly demanded Rs 40 crore to act in the Hindi remake of Telugu hit film ‘Jersey’, that will be bankrolled by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. But Shahid cleared the rumours and said, that he has to sign the film in the first place to receive the money. The actor jokingly added that he has the same bank balance that he had before ‘Kabir Singh’ and he thinks the only people who are making money are the producers of the film, Bhushan Kumar and Murad Khetani. The Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial ‘Kabir Singh’ has been the highest grosser of 2019 which has already crossed Rs. 250 crore mark and is aiming to touch Rs. 300 crore soon.
Meanwhile, Karan Johar has reportedly acquired the remake rights of Nani starrer ‘Jersey’, which released in April this year. The sports drama revolves around a cricketer, who leaves the sport due to health concerns and returns years later to make a place in the Indian cricket team, to be able to fulfill the promise that he made to his son.