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Sushmita Hikes Fee After Aarya,Back Bigger Than Before



Sushmita Sen

It would be no exaggeration to  say that  the sensational Sushmita Sen’s digital debut in Aarya has been  most  propitious. So much  so that  Disney-Hotstar  has signed   the  actress and director Ram Madhvani for an  encore  and started  shooting.

 There were  however some important hurdles to be  crossed before  they got there.  The most vital of these being the sensational Sen herself. According to sources she was  in the  mood to hike her fee considerably .And rightly so. The  series hinges entirely on her amazing aura and  star power. She is  indeed  the hero of Aarya, and therefore why  won’t she be paid on a par  with Bollywood A-listers?

While Ms Sen is  well  within her rights to  expect a  hike, Disney-Hotstar  has lately gone  into a  cost-cutting mode after  the  devilish debacle  of their  most expensive  Indian content to date. Not only has Laxmiii and other  recent debacles  forced  Disney-Hotstar into a budgetary  anxiety  the Company has  also  become acutely quality-conscious.

 Hence while  Disney-Hotstar looks at the escalated production costs  of  the second season  of Aarya , its director Ram Madhvani   moved to a  feature film Dhamaka starring Kartik Aryan which he  shot in December.

Now  Aarya Season  2 has started shooting.

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