The upcoming 11th edition of the most-enjoyed cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has got us all excited and anticipated. In order to turn the opening ceremony into a happening one, Bollywood actors like Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Parineeti Chopra will be gracing the ceremony with their performances.
Recently, it was reported that the enthusiastic and a charming performer Ranveer Singh was likely to be paid a whopping amount of Rs 5 crore for his performance had got us all stunned. But, if recent reports are to be believed then not Ranveer but Varun Dhawan is the highest paid performer at the ceremony by receiving a whopping remuneration Rs 6 crore for his performance.
A source revealed to DNA, “Recently, there were reports that Ranveer has been given around Rs 5 crore for his IPL act. But the organizers have paid Varun much more and he’s the highest paid of the lot this year. His fee is somewhere close to Rs 6 crore, although the exact figure isn’t known”.
The report further suggests that Varun is being paid more than Ranveer is because the actor has a great connect and popularity with the masses as compared to other actors from the younger generation.
The source further revealed, “Varun has a great connect with the masses and among all the actors from the younger generation, he has the maximum number of chartbusters in his kitty. He will be dancing to his recent hits from Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Judwaa 2, as well as other films. Jacqueline and he might also perform a few songs together”.
The actor who is shooting for his next ‘Sui Dhaaga’ has taken a two-day off from his hectic schedule to rehearse for his IPL performance.
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