Bollywood celebs are known for charging a huge amount of money for films they do. But in some special cases, they show their heart and these celebs charge no money. Check out who they are.
We all know that be it a short film or blockbuster film, we always expect celebrities to charge a hefty amount before signing a film. And, sometimes they charge a lump sum amount that directors and producers are often unavailable to afford them and in that case, approach other actors.
However, we often forget that they have a soft side to them. But for some special cases, these superstars of Bollywood have worked for free. And mind you, we are not going to talk about those films who did not do well at the box office. The list includes celebrities like Big B, SRK, and many others.
Bollywood celebs who showed they have a big hearts and charged no money
We have compiled a list of these Bollywood superstars who have worked for free. Let’s check them out!
Deepika Padukone: Om Shanti Om
Bollywood’s most talented and beautiful actress Deepika Padukone made her debut in ‘Om Shanti Om’. Do you know she did the role for free? Yes, you heard it right! As she considered a great fortune to kick-start her career in Bollywood opposite Shah Rukh Khan. Well, her stars really worked in her favour.
Shahid Kapoor: Haider
When Shahid Kapoor was shooting for Haider, he knew that this movie will target fewer audiences. He was well aware that his exorbitant fees will increase the film’s budget and it will not be easy to recover the amount. So, he decided to charge no fees for his role. And, guess what, the film was a success and he received appreciations for ‘Haider’.
Amitabh Bachchan: Black and Ganga
Amitabh Bachchan did not take any charge for three Bhojpuri movies ‘Ganga’, ‘Gangotri’ and ‘Ganga Devi’ which was directed by his makeup artist. Apart from this, he did not even take any amount for doing Black movie which was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He even confessed that money does not matter to him, the film was a great experience for Big B.
Shah Rukh Khan: Bhootnath Returns
Shah Rukh Khan didn’t take any money for doing a small role in ‘Bhoothnath Returns’. Though he played an important role in Bhoothnath but didn’t demand any single amount of money for ‘Boothnath Returns‘ and generous King Khan did the film just for free.
Farhan Akhtar: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Farhan Akhtar charges 15 crores per film. But, the actor did the film free of cost. Apart from his great acting skills, the actor worked really hard for his physique in the film.
Rani Mukherji: Kabhie Khushi Kabhi Gham
Rani Mukherji and Karan Johar share a good bond. In the film ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam’ she did a very small role. But, she did not take any money from Karan. This was a very sweet gesture of their friendship.