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Shilpa Shetty, Karan Johar to Malaika Arora: Here’s how much these reality TV judges get paid

Television is one o the biggest mode of Entertainment and reality is highly loved by the audience. From Bigg Boss, India’s Got Talent, Kaun Banega Crorepati, Indian Idol and much more, these shows have been going on for more than 10 seasons now. While the contestants on the show build a connect with the fans, the judges on the show are equally loved one season after another. We have seen some absolute fan favourites like Shilpa Shetty, Karan Johar, Malaika Arora and others who have been part of the reality Tv shows for quite a long time.

But have you ever wondered how much these Bollywood celebs are paid to don the judging hats on these shows? It is no secret that many have said, television has more money than movies, but ever through how much? Let us tell you.

Reality TV judges and how much they are paid

Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty has been a reality TV personality for quite a long time. From winning The Big Brother in England to hosting Big Boss season 2, Shilpa has been quite known on reality TV. Shilpa has been part of the judging panel on shows like Nach Baliye, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Zara Nachke Dikha, India’s got talent, etc. Well, Shilpa is also seen judging Super Dancer and it is said that she charged a whopping amount of Rs 14 crores for a season.

Karan Johar

Just like Shilpa Shetty, Karan Johar has also been a reality TV judge for a long time now. He has been part of shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, India’s Got Talent, Dil Hai Hindustani, India’s Next Superstars and now he is judging the show Hunarbaaz with Parineeti Chopra and Mithun Chakraborty. It is said that Karan was paid a hefty rupees ten crores as a judge on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

 

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Malaika Arora

Another known name when it comes to Indian reality TV judges. Malaika had made her television debut as a huge on India’s Got Talent and it is said that she was paid 1 crore rupees per season.

 

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Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan has also been part of the reality TV judge panel and the handsome hunk was seen as part of the show Just Dance. It doesn’t come as a shocker as Hrithik is a mind-blowing dancer. Hrithik was said to be paid Rs 2 Crores per episode.

 

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Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor had made his small-screen debut as a huge on the eighth season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Well, it won’t come as a shock that the Kabir Singh actor was paid a whopping amount of Rs 1.75 Crore per episode to judge the show.

 

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Neha Kakkar

Neha Kakkar has been part of the judging panel on Indian Idol for quite a few years now. She is one of the biggest musical sensations of the nation and she was paid Rs 5 lakh per episode of Indian Idol season 12.

Remo D’souza

Remo D’souza is one of the biggest choreographers and directors in Bollywood. He has a huge fan following around the nation who are inspired by him. Remo had started out as a judge on the dance reality show Dance India Dance for which he was paid Rs 2.5 lakhs per episode.

 

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Sonakshi Sinha

Yes, Sonakshi Sinha was also a judge on a reality show. The Dabangg actress was a part of the judging panel on Nach Baliye. For the same, Sonakshi was paid a whopping Rs 1 Crore for each episode.

 

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Anu Malik

Anu Malik has been a judge on Indian Idol for many years and it is said that he was paid Rs 4 Lakhs per episode on the show.

 

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Meanwhile talking about the much-loved hosts of television, Salman Khan from Bigg Boss, Amitabh Bachchan from Kaun Banega Crorepati and Rohit Shetty from Khatron Ke Khiladi, these celebs are paid shockingly whopping amount to host the show. Amitabh Bachchan started out as the host of KBC at 20- 25 lakhs per episode and now it is said that he is given a cheque of Rs 3-5 crore per episode for KBC 12.

 

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Did you know that Rohit was paid Rs 9 lakhs for being part of KKH and now he has been hosting the show for 5 long years?

 

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