Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was my favourite sportsperson as I was growing up. But then, I was too small to understand technicalities of cricket and did not have much information about the icon.
Then came his biopic that gave us a sneak peak into his life and struggles as the cricketer. These days, biopics have become a prominent trend in Bollywood. A biopic takes you through the journey of your favourite sport stars and all their shortcomings they overcame. Biopics have proved to be successful at box office.
What is noteworthy is that these stories are about real heroes who have the guts to share their life story with the world.
WittyFeed brings you facts about how much these real heroes charged for their big budget biopics.
Read on to know about them.
Priyanka Chopra starred in Mary Kom's biopic. The film raked in Rs 100 crore from its world wide collections.
However, boxer Mary Kom only charged Rs 25 lakh for providing her life story for the silver screen.
Actor Farhan Akhtar portrayed the role of Milkha Singh on screen. The film was directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
You will not believe me if I say that this famous personality charged just Re 1 for his biopic.
Yes, that's it.
The film was a celebrated success, for obvious reasons. It earned Rs 17 crore in just two days of its release.
My favourite master blaster Sachin charged Rs 40 crore for showing his life story on the screen.
The movie was the talk of the town for a very long time and actor Sushant got recognition after the film.
Former captain of Indian Cricket Team M S Dhoni charged a whopping amount of Rs 80 crore for the film.
Aamir's film Dangal broke all possible records. Its earnings approximately were Rs 2,000 crore worldwide.
Despite the crazy earnings, former wrestler Mahavir asked for Rs 80 lakh.
With film, Pan Singh Tomar, Tigmanshu tried to bring a dynamic story alive and it was portrayed beautifully by Irrfan.
The legend Pan Singh Tomar asked for Rs 15 lakh to let the makers portray his life on the screen.
The movie, Azhar, might not have made it big but Emraan's gutsy move to try something different impressed a lot of his fans.
You will again be surprised to know that former Indian cricket captain Azhar did not charge a single penny for the film.
That's all people.
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