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Shahid Kapoor started shooting for ‘Jersey’ before Kovid’s knock in India.
- Shahid Kapoor was first to take Rs 33 crore for ‘Jersey’
- According to reports, 30 percent stake in profit was sought.
The dynamics of film making has undergone major changes due to the coronavirus epidemic. The added burden of increased precautionary and security measures under the new protocol on the set has increased the burden on the makers. In such a situation, many Bollywood actors are helping filmmakers by cutting their fees. Shahid Kapoor’s name is attached to this list. According to reports, he has reduced the fees of his upcoming film ‘Jersey’ by about 25 percent.
33 crores were to be charged as fees
According to Pinkvilla’s report, Shahid Kapoor signed ‘Jersey’ on two terms. 33 crores as the first fee and the stake in the second profit. The makers agreed. When the Kovid epidemic hit India, the film was shooting. But due to the epidemic it had to be stopped.
Reduction in fees on Makers’ request
Due to the change in film making in the last few months, the film budget was increased, the makers asked the actors to cut the fees. After this, where most of the people were not ready, then Shahid agreed. He reduced it from his fee by Rs 8 crore to Rs 25 crore.
However, the producers have not made any change in Shahid’s profit share call. According to another report, Shahid will take 30% of the film’s profits.
Telugu film remake is ‘Jersey’
Nani starrer Shahid is playing the lead in the Hindi remake of the Telugu film ‘Jersey’. Apart from him, Mrinal Thakur and Pankaj Kapoor will also play an important role in the film. The director of the original film, Gautham Tinnanuri, is directing the Hindi remake.