After its enormous success, The Family Man season 1 gained a huge fanbase. This web series debuted on Amazon Prime Video and quickly became one of the most popular series. The script and acting were so well received by the audience that the producers decided to do a sequel.
The second season recently premiered, and the show garnered a massive fan base. The plot has become more intriguing. Following the success of the second season, fans are eagerly anticipating the third instalment of this online series.
Have you ever wondered how much the cast got compensated for their roles in the show?
Sharib Hashmi as JK Talpade
In the first season, JK Talpade portrayed Sharib Hashmi, Srikant’s friend who also assisted him in solving the crime. Shrikant, on the other hand, intended to quit his profession and start a new life during this season, while Talpade continued to work.
He used to share information from his workplace with the protagonist, and then the two of them would meet together to solve a fresh case. He’s also appeared in several films and web series, including Filmistaan, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, and the blockbuster serial Asur on Voot Select. Sharib Hashmi will be paid Rs 65 lakhs for his performance.
Samantha Akkineni as Rajalakshmi Sekaran
Rajalakshmi was introduced as the major adversary in the second season. Samantha Akkineni, a well-known actress with a background in the South, portrayed this character.
Filmfare Awards, two Nandi Awards, four South Indian International Movie Awards, and three CineMAA Awards were among the many honours she received. Samantha Akkineni is paid between Rs. 3-4 crore to play Rajalakshmi.
Priyamani as Suchitra Iyer
Priyamani plays Srikant’s wife, Suchitra Iyer, in this web series. Suchitra Iyer is Srikant’s wife, who is unaware of his husband’s work. After Srikant quit his work, Suchitra and Srikant endure a lot of ups and downs, according to the plot.
Priyamani has appeared in films in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam. She has also won three Filmfare Awards and the National Film Award for Best Actress. For her role in the second season, she was paid 80 lakhs.
Darshan Kumar as Major Sameer
Major Sameer is the antagonist of the plot, and in both seasons of the series, he is the one who planned the attacks on Indian land. Major Sameer was played by Darshan Kumar. He is best known for his leading part in the film Mary Kom and his debut in Tere Naam in 2003. Darshan Kumar was paid Rs 1 crore for his part as Manoj Sameer.
Sunny Hinduja as Milind
Sunny Hinduja played Milinds in both seasons, although he is best known for his character as an officer grappling with guilt who overcomes his concerns to return to T.A.S.C.
Milind’s role in the second season. Season 2’s character was more effective than the first. Sunny Hinduja has also appeared in the films Ballad of Rustom and Shaapit: The Cursed. This actor was paid Rs. 60 lakhs for the role.
Ashlesha Thakur as Dhriti Tiwari
Ashlesha Thakur, Srikant’s daughter, played a crucial role in the second portion of the film, which was directed by Dhriti Tiwari. In her role, she portrayed an immature adolescent who enjoys social media but falls in love with a man who is a little older than her.
Ashlesha Thakur is a child actor who has acted in advertisements for Dairy Milk, Himalaya, Comfort, and other brands. According to reports, this actress was paid 50 lakhs for her part.
Sharad Kelkar as Arvind
Arvind, a teammate of Suchi’s, was played by Sharad Kelkar, and the two once went on a business trip together. Season 1 introduces the origin of the iconic question “Lonavala Mein kya Hua Tha,” which is still unresolved in season 2.
Arvind was performed by Sharad Kelkar. He has appeared in several TV shows, movies, and online series in Bollywood, Marathi, Tollywood, and Kollywood. He has compensated Rs. 1.6 crore for his portrayal of Arvind.
Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari
Manoj Bajpayee starred in the film. Srikant Tiwari, the series’ main character, is an ordinary husband and father who lives a double life. He is a Senior Agent and Analyst in T.A.S.C., as well as an analyst for his family and society.
Manoj Bajpayee has won three National Film Awards, four Filmfare Awards, and two Asia Pacific Screen Awards for his roles in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films. For his art services, he received the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour.
At the 2020 Filmfare OTT Awards, Bajpayee received the Drama Series Award as well as the Critics Choice Best Actor Award. Manoj Bajpayee was paid Rs. 10 crores for playing in the second season.