Every day, Bollywood provides moviegoers with a plethora of original and entertaining flicks. Nowadays, Bollywood is remaking films about well-known people.
The filmmakers approach well-known figures and inquire about their experiences. People learn more about them as a result of these biopics, and spectators can gain inspiration from them as well.
Now, in this article, we will take a look at the list of actors who charged for their Biopics.
Laxmi Agarwal for Chhapaak
This is a story of a young girl named Malti, who was a simple girl who lived a happy life. She was 15 years old when she was attacked by a family friend named Naeem Khan.
Naeem Khan threw acid on this young child, and she became mentally ill as a result of the tragedy. However, she did not give up; she continued to fight for justice, and this film chronicles her struggle. Deepika Padukone played the role of Laxmi Agarwal in Chhapaak. Laxmi Agarwal was paid around Rs. 13 lakh for the part.
Nephew of Paan Singh Tomar for Paan Singh Tomar
Paan Singh Tomar was launched in 2012. It’s the story of an Indian athlete who won gold medals for three years in a row before becoming a decoy when his mother was murdered. Paan Singh Tomar’s nephew received Rs. 15 lakh as eminence for the film Paan Singh, in which Irrfan Khan played Paan Singh.
Sachin Tendulkar for Sachin: A Billion Dreams
Sachin Tendulkar is a worldwide figure around the world. For his biopic, Sachin Tendulkar charged roughly Rs. 40 crores.
Dr. Prakash Baba Amte is a doctor who has generously assisted tribal people living in West Maharastra’s woods. He didn’t get any money for his biopic, but he did get money for his ashram.
Mary Kom for Mary Kom
Mary Kom is an Indian Olympic boxer who has won five World Amateur Boxing Championships and is the only woman to have won medals in six World Boxing Championships. She is from Manipur, and she spoke about her struggles in this film. Mary demanded a fee of 25 lakhs for this film.
Sanjay Dutt for Sanju
Sanjay Dutt was born into a Bollywood family. He is the son of Sunil Dutt, an actor, and Nargis, an actress. The producers offered around INR 9-10 crores for Sanju, which sparked a lot of controversy following its release but also did very well at the box office.
Mohammad Azharuddin for Azhar
The film Azhar tells the story of Indian cricketer Azharuddin and his tumultuous life. This cricketer didn’t take any money or anything because the purpose of the film was to portray him in a favourable and clear light to the audience.
Milkha Singh for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Milkha Singh, also known as the Flying Sikh of India, is an Indian athlete who was the first Indian to reach the Olympic finals. Milkha Singh was paid 1 crore for telling the world about his voyage, but regrettably, our Flying Singh passed away on June 18th of this year.
Mahavir Singh Phogat for Dangal
Mahavir Singh Phogat was a wrestler who aspired to win a gold medal for India. When he failed to do so, he taught his daughters to compete in the sport and make the country proud. Mahavir Singh and his daughters embark on a journey in this story. He demanded payment of INR 80 lakhs for his biography.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
This is the story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his journey from a regular ticket examiner to becoming the captain of the Indian cricket team.
Sushant Singh Rajput, the most gifted and outstanding actor in the world, played this character, and audiences and critics alike praised him for his fascinating performance. M.S. Dhoni invested 45 crores in the film.