News that Jr NTR would be foraying into television with the Bigg Boss show had his fans excited. Well, the buzz now is about the pay packet he has been offered. Reports say that Jr NTR has been paid a whopping amount which will make him the highest paid actor on the small screen. However, the exact amount has not been disclosed yet. Incidentally, the Tamil version of Bigg Boss will be hosted by Kamal Haasan and there were reports of the star getting a huge pay packet as well.
Bigg Boss is a highly popular television show having completed more than 10 seasons in Hindi. While the first season in Hindi was hosted by actor Arshad Warsi, the subsequent seasons saw Shilpa Shetty, Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan taking up the mantle. The reality show is very popular in Kannada too. In Kannada, Sandalwood star Sudeep hosted the show.
Jr NTR, who has successive hits under his belt, is basking in glory over his last outing Janatha Garage turning out to be a smash hit. The actor is currently busy with Jai Lava Kusa, which is being directed by KS Ravindra. In the movie, which is progressing at a brisk pace, NTR plays triple roles
The film, which is being bankrolled by NTRâ€™s brother N Kalyan Ram under their home banner NTR Art, is gearing up for release on September 1st. Apart from Jai Lava Kusa, Jr NTR also has two other movies that will be helmed by Trivikram Srinivas and Koratala Siva.
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