South Indian superstar Chiranjeevi is a name that needs no introduction. A legend in his own right, the actor has made an immense contribution to bettering the Indian film industry. After a long gap from the movies, Chiranjeevi made his comeback with Khaidi Now 150. Chiranjeevi went on to star in Sye Narsimha Reddy which was a huge blockbuster. He will next be seen opposite Kajal Aggarwal in Koratala Siva’s “Acharya”. According to recent reports, Chiranjeevi is going to a whopping 50 cr remuneration for his role in the film. Yes, you read that right.
The 64-year-old actor is considered one of the most versatile performers in the industry with over 150 movies to his credit. If the reports are true, it will make him at par with South Indian superstars Mahesh Babu and Prabhas. Recent reports claim that Prabhas emerged as the highest-paid actor in India with Nag Ashwin’s directorial venture. He is reportedly paid 100 cr for the film.
Acharya which marks Chiranjeevi’s 153rd film in the industry is presented by his son Ram Charan. The film will be produced under his banner Konidela Production Company and is bankrolled by Matinee Entertainments. Apart from his executive role, Ram Charan will also play a cameo in the highly anticipated film.
Meanwhile, Chiranjeevi a former minister of tourism is showing no signs of stopping. If at all he is only getting better and more energetic at his work. The actor will begin shooting for the Malayam remake of Lucifer as soon he wraps up Acharya.
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