Oct. 22, 2020, 8 p.m.
Mumbai: One of the most controversial reality shows Bigg Boss garners highest TRP. The show has a humungous fan following, featuring biggest stars of the entertainment industry.
These stars entertain their fans and the show remains in limelight while it runs its course. From romance to drama to everything in between, we see different colours of the contestants in the show.
However, this drama is highly paid. According to an insider account The Khabri, the contestants for Bigg Boss 14 get paid in lacs for being locked inside the house.
While TV’s Chhoti Bahu Rubina Dilnaik is the highest paid among contestants, evicted contestant Shehzad Deol was least paid.
According to the Khabri, here’s how much Bigg Boss 14’s contestants are making per week:
Shehzad Deol — Rs 50k
Jaan Kumar Sanu — Rs 80k
Rahul Vaidya — Rs 1 lakh
Nikki Tamboli — Rs 1.2 lakh
Pavitra Punia — Rs 1.5 lakh
Abhinav Shukla — Rs 1.5 lakh
Eijaz Khan — Rs 1.8 lakh
Nishant Singh Malkani — Rs 2 lakh
Sara Gurpal — Rs 2 lakh
Jasmin Bhasin — Rs 3 lakh
Rubina Dilaik — Rs 5 lakh
This season also features former Bigg Boss contestants Sidharth Shukla, Hina Khan and Gauhar Khan as seniors. In comparison to contestants, seniors are paid exceedingly high per week.
Sidharth Shukla — Rs 32 lakh
Hina Khan — Rs 25 lakh
Gauahar Khan — Rs 20 lakh
However, the seniors have now exited the show and were only inside the house to guide the new contestants.
Meanwhile, the second Bigg Boss 14 contestant to have been evicted from the show without the audience vote is Shehzad Deol.
Talking about his experience inside the show, Shehzad told HT, “It was a good experience but the eviction was shocking, it shouldn’t have happened so soon. You go on a show expecting that there would be audience vote but then you realise that the contestants would get to vote for evictions. “