Kartik Aaryan sets benchmarks as he gets paid Rs 20 crore for 10 days of work!

Rajasi Nagwekar
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Kartik Aaryan is one of the leading actor in the Bollywood industry. Aaryan made his acting debut in 2011 with Pyaar Ka Punchnama. He gave many hit films like Pati Patni aur Woh, Luka Chuppi, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety and Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2. He is been lifted up by his immense acting skills and talents. The Luka Chuppi actor is a piece of heart of many people. Kartik also has wide spread fans who shower him with love. He is also associated with many brands and magazines which adds sparkles to his popularity.

Dhamaka is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Ram Madhvani and produced by Ronnie Screwvala, Amita Madhvani and Ram Madhvani. It is an official remake of the South Korean film The Terror Live. The film stars Kartik Aaryan in the lead role of a journalist. Dhamaka’s shooting schedule was quite compact, which saved a lot of money from the production point of view. Typically, a mid-size budget film is completed in 40-50 days.

However, Dhamaka was wrapped up in 10 days, saving a huge volume from the core on-the-set production costs. Dhamaka has been shot indoors and on location, with the makers reserving Renaissance hotel in Mumbai’s Powai.

The substantial part of the film’s budget went into Kartik’s kitty. Yes, Kartik Aaryan is the young actor, who has taken home Rs 20 crore for the Ram Madhvani directed thriller that required just 10 days of shooting from him. As for the Rs 20 crore fee, which works out to Rs 2 crore a day, he has set the benchmark for other young stars. He is the youngest star who is paid this high for a movie. Kartik is one of the few actors to risk shooting a film in the times of pandemic. Though a number of big stars announced new films, those who started shooting are Akshay, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, John Abraham and Varun Dhawan.

The only other major film that has been shot from start to finish during the pandemic is Akshay Kumar starrer Bell Bottom and that too was completed in about 30 days in Scotland. The superstar is known to charge between Rs 100 and 135 crore for a film, with a substantial making cost set for him.