Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is set to return as the host of Bigg Boss 15, which is scheduled to start in October. According to reports, Salman Khan will be paid Rs 350 Crores for hosting BB 15 Season 15 for 14 weeks. It is to be noted that the 'Dabangg' Khan has been hosting the superhit reality show for for the past 11 seasons.
Rs.350 Crores is roughly equivalent to $70 million New Zealand dollars.
Reports claim that Salman Khan has been the highest-paid host of the reality show. It may be recalled that before the start of Bigg Boss 14 in 2020, it was revealed that the superstar was paid as much as Rs 2.5 crore per episode from season 4 to Season 6. For season 7, Salman was paid Rs 5 crore pew week, while for Bigg Boss 13, the actor was reportedly paid Rs 13 crore per week.
This season, it is reported that Salman is getting Rs 350 crore for 14 weeks, which is Rs 25 crore per week or $5mn NZ dollars per week.
There is no denying the fact that Bigg Boss is one of the most popular reality shows on Indian Television. Every year, some well-known celebrities participate in the reality show. While Salman Khan is confirmed as the host of the upcoming season, not much is known about the contestants of Bigg Boss Season 15. According to reports, BB 15 will be on-air for six months.
Meanwhile, reality TV show star Divya Agarwal was declared the winner of 'Bigg Boss OTT' on Saturday (September 18), marking a victorious end to her stay at the house hosted by Karan Johar. Agarwal takes home a cheque of Rs 25 lakhs, the 'Bigg Boss' trophy and wins a place, along with the other four finalists, in 'Bigg Boss' hosted by Salman Khan.
Salman Khan last came to New Zealand in 2017 and performed at the Spark Arena.
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