Superstar Salman Khan on Thursday revealed he has taken a pay cut for the most recent season of “Bigg Boss” in order that his remuneration does not add any stress on the channel throughout COVID-19 instances. At the digital press convention of “Bigg Boss” season 14, which is hosted by Khan, the “Bharat” star mentioned his resolution to return to the present amid the pandemic was fuelled by the will to assist these in want.
“This is the reason why I am doing this season of ‘Bigg Boss’. It’ll provide employment to people – there’s a very large unit – they will start getting their salary, they’ll be able to get ration for their homes,” Khan advised reporters.
Abhishek Rege, CEO of Endemol Shine India, who was additionally current on the press occasion mentioned, although the brand new regular pointers dictate few folks on units, they’re placing folks in shifts in order that the employment quantity is not lowered.
This has, nevertheless, resulted in elevated manufacturing value. “Obviously you might not see huge increments, but we are paying full salary,” mentioned Rege. To which Khan added, “What about mine? It doesn’t matter. I am more than happy to cut it down, so that everyone else gets paid.
“I hope you’ve even greater success, hope you divert folks’s thoughts, from 9 pm to 10:30-11 and provides them an excellent present. So that they get to see one thing good throughout these two hours.”
According to reports, the actor charges several crores for hosting the reality show but there is no official figure. The actor said the arrival of “Bigg Boss” is also good news for the contestants.
“Nowhere work is resuming. Even whether it is, instances of COVID-19 are being reported. These contestants can be getting inside after being quarantined. So they’d be protected.
“But those who are working outside will have to be careful. I am happy that Colors, Viacom 18 and ‘Bigg Boss’ are giving employment to many people. I am very happy with the fact that the show is happening.”
“Bigg Boss” season 14 is about to begin airing from October 3.