Is Nayanthara Charging Rs 10.5 crores for Rajinikanth’s film Annaatthe? Find out
Nayanthara was paid Rs 5.5 crore for Rajinikanth's previous film Darbar, but she has reduced her remuneration for Annaatthe.
Nayanthara is surely one of the highest-paid actresses of South Indian film industry right now. She might be a filmstar by an accident but she has proved very successful proved her mettle in the industry. From featuring opposite A-list actors to becoming the ‘Shero’ of her films, Nayanthara has come a long way.
You can imagine how popular and expensive actress Nayanthara is becuase she is the only South Indian actress to feature on 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100. According to reports, she is currently dating director Vignesh Shivan.
The South Indian beauty is currently busy working with megastar Rajinikanth’s upcoming film titled Annaatthhe directed by Shiva. Bigil actress who is known for demanding whopping amount for a movie seems to have changed her rule for Rajinikanth’s Annaatthe.
Nayanthara charged Rs 5.5 crores for her last offering Darbar. There are several reports doing the rounds on social media that she is charging almost the double the amount (Rs 10.5) for Annaatthe than she took for Darbar.
However, the production house Sun Pictures dismissed the reports and revealed that Nayanthara has decided to reduce 20 per cent of her remuneration that she charged for Darbar.
For the film, Rajinikanth is collaborating for the first time with director Siva who, incidentally, also directed Ajith’s 2019 release, Viswasam.
According to reports, Siva narrated the scripts of Annatthe and Vivegam (2017) to Ajith, and the actor picked the latter. Then, Siva narrated the script of Annaatthe to Rajinikanth and he gave his final nod to play the lead.
The shooting of the film is currently underway in Hyderabad, and the team plans to shoot in Chennai, Pune and Kolkata as well in the coming days.