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We cannot deny the fact that RRR is one of the best movies of 2022. The lead actors Jr NTR and Ram Charan made fans go gaga over their out-of-the-world performance. The inclusion of Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgan in the film was icing over the cake. But, it was not easy to bring them together and filmmakers had to pay hefty fees to the star cast of RRR.
And it paid off well; let’s know how much these actors were paid for this blockbuster movie. Read to know.
Fees of Star Cast of RRR
1. Jr NTR Fees for RRR
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao aka Jr NTR took Rs 45 crores to play the role of Komaram Bheem. Usually, remuneration for NTR’s films is somewhere around Rs 12 crores but for this challenging role, price of 45 crores was worthy.
During an interview, he said it was a tough experience for him and more than physical hardwork, the role was mentally challenging. To get things right you had to unlearn everything and start from a fresh perspective especially when you are working with Rajamouli, said the RRR’s star actor.
2. Ram Charan
The 37-year-old actor usually charge upto Rs 35 crores per movie but for RRR, he increased the fees. He was paid Rs 45 crores for the role of Alluri Sitaram Raju in RRR. As per News18, Ram Charan’s salary is going to be more than Rs 100 crore for his next film.
3. Ajay Devgn
Ajay Devgan is one of the highest-paid actors in Bollywood who charge Rs 35 crore plus half of the profit share per movie. RRR was his debut film in the South film industry for which he worked for only 7 days. SS Rajamouli’s described his role as the soul of the movie for which he was paid Rs 35 crores.
4. Alia Bhatt
Alia’s look in RRR was widely appreciated by her fans from Bollywood and South India as well. She played the role of Sita and with this, she has proved that no role is difficult for her. However, Alia’s role was not longer in the movie and she was given only 20 minutes of screen space.
For this short duration of appearance, she was paid whopping fees of Rs 9 crores. The 29-years old actress usually charges upto Rs 15 crores for a film.
RRR cast also includes actors from Hollywood; the list includes Olivia Morris, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody, Daisy Edgar-Jones, and Edward Sonnenblick. Other actors were paid between Rs 50 lakhs to Rs 1 crore for their respective roles.
SS Rajamouli, the director of RRR, owns 30 percent of the profit share of RRR as per News 18. The movie is now earning in crores and has recovered the expense within 3 days of its release. It is now the third-highest-grossing film in India with a worldwide collection of Rs 600 crores. With this, the movie may break the record of Bahubali 2.