Vikram Vedha Hindi Remake: Saif Ali Khan charges THIS whopping amount to play a cop alongside Hrithik Roshan?
Vikram Vedha Hindi remake has been grabbing the headlines for many days now. Vikram Vedha is a Tamil film that starred R Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi in key roles. Now, Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan will be reprising their characters. While Hrithik is playing the deadly gangster, Saif will be reprising the role of R Madhavan. He is playing a cop in the movie.
As per a report in Bollywood Hungama, Saif Ali Khan is charging a whopping amount of Rs. 12 crores for his role. A source told the portal that Vikram Vedha is set to go on the floors this summer and all the paperwork was done recently. “While the pay structure of Hrithik is kept under wraps, Saif Ali Khan has charged an upfront fee of Rs. 12 crores to come on board the film,” the source said.
The source further said that Saif is currently charging anywhere in the range of Rs. 12 crores be it a two-hero film or a solo project, depending on the scale and reach of the story. “He has decided to sign on for prestigious projects that push his value in the market, and a look at his line up suggests that it’s a step taken in the right direction,” it said.
Pushkar and Gayathri who directed the original will also helm the Hindi remake. Vikram Vedha remake will be Hrithik’s silver jubilee project, HR25 and he is excited about the film. Apart from the Vikram Vedha remake, Hrithik also has Fighter that has Deepika Padukone opposite him.