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40 Crores For Shahid In Bloody Daddy?



Of late, preposterous star fees are  being leaked out by various  parties with vested interests to make specific stars look  larger than they are.

Shahid Kapoor certainly doesn’t need price props for publicity. And yet a report doing the rounds  suggests  that Shahid  was paid Rs 40 crores  for his new OTT release Bloody Daddy which is now streaming on JioCinema for free.

A  source in the know dismisses the  40-crore fee wishful  thinking. “It is nearer half that sum. Where do these destructive  inflated  figures come from? Who will pay that kind of money to an actor , and that too for a digital release,during these times  of recession?”

In  fact the digital release  for a costly film like Bloody Daddy(estimated budget Rs.65-70  crores) has  itself raised  many eyebrows. It is not only streaming on a new digital platform JioCinema, but also  streaming for free. Which is  a first for Shahid. His  digital debut Farzi  on Amazon  Prime  video  fetched  him  a huge audience on a subscription digital  platform.

Sources reveal that Shahid Kapoor  was  not in favour of Bloody Daddy being sold directly to a digital platform. But since the producers were offered a fancy price they succumbed to the temptation.

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