Here's how much these celebs charged for their biopics!
Bollywood seems to be obsessed with biopics these days as they usually do well but the rights of these money making flicks come at a price too and sometimes a humongous one. So, let's talk about how much these celebs charged for the biopic rights.
M.S. Dhoni (M.S. Dhoni: The untold story)
This Sushant Singh Rajput starrer might not have told much like its title but the film made over 100 crores and the unofficial word was that dhoni charged 60 crores for the biopic rights.
Sachin Tendulkar (Sachin: A billion dreams)
It was not a feature film but it still did good business on the box office and the master blaster of cricket charged a whopping 40 crores for the rights.
Sanjay Dutt (Sanju)
Rajkumar Hirani's blockbuster 'Sanju' made over 340 crores on the domestic box office. Sanju baba was paid an amount of 10 crores and an undisclosed amount of the profit of the film.
Mahavir Singh Phogat (Dangal)
Based on the life of Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughter Geeta and Babita Phogat. The veteran wrestler was paid 80 lakhs for portraying his life story on the silver screen. Dangal is the highest-grossing Hindi and Indian film of all time.
Priyanka Chopra portrayed the 6 time World Amateur Boxing champion Mary Kom in the Omung Kumar directorial. Mary Kom had charged 25 lakhs for the rights of her biopic.
Paan Singh Tomar
The soldier turned 'baaghi' and former athlete Paan Singh Tomar's biopic rights were sold by his nephew for 15 lakh rupees.
Laxmi Agarwal (Chhapaak)
Deepika Padukone will soon be seen portraying acid-attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal on silver screen in Meghna Gulzar's 'Chhapaak'. Laxmi Agarwal has charged 13 lakhs for her biopic rights.
Milkha Singh (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)
The Flying Sikh of India Milkha Singh charged only Rupee 1 for Farhan Akhtar starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.
Mohammad Azharuddin (Azhar)
The most controversial and disputed cricketer of India, Mohammad Azharuddin is so down to earth that he charged nothing for Emraan Hashmi starrer 'Azhar'.