Initially, when B-Town stars made their way to the small screen, I used to find their appearance on TV quite astonishing. But nowadays, the presence of Bollywood actors and actresses on TV isn't a big deal. And do you know why these stars from tinsel town never shy away from working for television? Coz except working in Bollywood films, these stars also get a golden opportunity to make a lot of money from TV as well.
Signing these A-listers of Bollywood, for hosting or judging a reality show, costs a bomb to makers of the show. But the presence of these actors on a reality show helps the show's TRP charts go high. So friends let's take a look at the amount these Bollywood VIPs charge to host or judge a television show.
You will be amazed to know that many in the list charge more than a crore for just one episode:
Karan Johar has been judging the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa since 2012. He has charged Rs 10 Crore for his appearance in every season.
The Dhak Dhak girl of Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit who judged four instalments of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, charged Rs 1 Crore per instalment of the show.
Kirron Kher, who judged India's Got Talent's several seasons, charged Rs 2 Crores per installment.
Malaika Arora Khan! I mean, Malaika Arora, who judged four seasons of the talent hunt show India's Got Talent, charged Rs 1 Crore per season of the show.
The very beautiful and the sexy Shilpa Shetty made a whopping sum of Rs 14 Crores when she judged the dance reality show Super Dancer, last year.
Jacqueline Fernandez was a part of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 9. She judged this dance reality show for Rs 1.25 Crores per episode
Mithun Chakraborty, the dance guru of the reality show Dance India Dance earned Rs 2 Crores per season.
The very handsome Sohail Khan who judged the comedy reality show Comedy Circus, consistently for three seasons, charged Rs 3 Crores for each installment of the show.
Archana Puran Singh has been a part of the very popular Comedy Circus, since a long time now. You can't even imagine the amount Archana charges to judge the show. She has been charging Rs 2 Crores for judging every season of Comedy Circus.
Sonakshi Sinha, who made her debut as a judge on the dance reality show Nach Baliye (8), charged Rs 1 Crore per episode.
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