Television reality show Bigg Boss has always been in the limelight. While Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 11 is in the making, Kamal Haasan is already hosting the Tamil version of Bigg Boss. On the other hand, Bigg Boss Telugu, which will be hosted by Junior NTR, was launched recently. For the first time, NTR Jr is all set to turn TV host for Bigg Boss Telugu. The popular reality show will be aired on Star MAA from 16 July.
There have been talks about NTR being paid Rs 50 lakhs per episode and according to 12 episodes, the total amount would be Rs 6 crore per season. And the makers of the show are planning to make three seasons with the actor, which will pocket him a huge amount at the end. However, when asked about it, the actor refused to reveal anything.
NTR said, “They have paid me enough. Honestly, I didn’t worry much about remuneration. I was more excited about the challenge.”
During the launch event, the Janatha Garage actor also confessed that how he wasn’t aware of how Salman Khan, who is hosting the Hindi version of the show, was not Bigg Boss himself. He also revealed that he was introduced to the show by his cousin.
In Bigg Boss Telugu, 12 celebrities will be locked up in one house for 70 days. Though the list of final contestants have not revealed, reports suggest that actors Posani Krishna Murali and Tejaswi Madivada are part of the show. As per media reports, actors Posani Krishna Murali and Tejaswi Madivada are part of the show. However, there is no confirmation about the same.