Shahid Kapoor Takes Rs 8 crore Pay Cut

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and its economic repercussions, Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor has taken a ?8 crore pay cut for his next movie.

According to fresh news in Pinkvilla, Shahid Kapoor had initially signed the movie ‘Jersey’ for Rs. 33 crores and a certain percentage in the profit share. However, keeping in mind the coronavirus-induced lockdown and the budget problems, the producers requested the Shahid to reduce his pay so that the movie does not stop. 

According to a source, Shahid has slashed his fees by a whopping Rs. 8 crores and is now charging the producers Rs. 25 crores. But shahid is also very confident about the film's success...So the producers have not changed his profit-sharing clause. 

Jersey is an official Hindi remake of the 2019 Telugu movie by the same name. The movie follows the story of a man in his thirties looking to play for the Indian cricket team after having quit playing cricket years ago. Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, the film also stars Mrunal Thakur and Pankaj Kapur. Shoots were stalled earlier in March and restarted recently. The next shooting schedule will take place in Dehradun and Chandigarh. Shahid has recently signed a whopping Rs. 100 crore deal with a streaming giant Netflix.