Prabhas who became a household name after his stint in ‘Baahubali’ is gearing up for his next release, ‘Saaho’ alongside Bollywood star Shraddha Kapoor.
South star Prabhas, who shot to fame and became a household name in the entire country with his stint in SS Rajamouli’s two-part franchise Baahubali, is gearing up for the release of his next film Saaho. Two years after the massive success of Baahubali: The Conclusion, the actor will be back on silver screens with his action entertainer which is mounted on a humongous budget.
Reports suggested Saaho has been made in an approximate budget of between Rs 250 – Rs 300 crore. Not just that, the grapevine has it that the leading actor Prabhas has charged Rs 100 crore as a fee for the film. Considering the popularity of Prabhas, many even believed the rumors.
Prabhas Takes 20% Pay Cut for Saaho After Baahubali, Says He Couldn’t Charge His Usual Fee
However, in a recent interview with an entertainment portal, the actor rubbished all the rumors and said, “Bahubali has set the bar high, but Saaho was a Rs 250 crore film, so I knew I couldn’t charge my usual remuneration. I started out with a 20% cut. Then, the film went slightly over and though my friends were ready to pay up, I couldn’t take their money knowing they were putting in so much without thinking of what they’d earn.”
Moreover, the film also stars Jackie Shroff, Mandira Bedi, Chunky Panday, Arun Vijay, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Mahesh Manjrekar, Lal, Evelyn Sharma, among others. ‘Saaho’ has been directed by Sujeeth. ‘Saaho’, produced by UV Creations, releases in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.
While the Hindi version is presented by T-Series. ‘Saaho’ hits the theatres on August 30.