9 Bollywood Celebrities Who Did Films For Free!!
When we hear of the exorbitant pay cheques that popular Bollywood celebrities took home, we are first of all astounded and second of all don’t even want to go back to thinking of our own pay cheques which has a couple of zeros lacking! Here is how ever a few Bollywood actors who would make feel rich very rich because they never charged for these roles in films!
Katrina Kaif – the actress did Karan Johar a generous favor when she never charged a penny for her viral item number Chikni Chameli in Agneepath! She worked exceptionally hard on shooting for the song and Karan who was overwhelmed at this gesture later gifted her a Ferrari for it!
Rani Mukherjee – Another of Karan Johar’s sweethearts, Rani did her brief appearance in Kabh Khushi Kabhi Gham for free!
Amitabh Bachchan – Every minute of the veteran actor’s precious time can be very expensive on the pockets of producer. But as humble as he is, when his makeup man turned a director for Bhojpuri films, he offered him a role in his films and Big B did not take a penny from him for the films Ganga, Gangotri and Ganga Devi. Another film for which Big B didn't charge a single penny was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black. According to the actor, he had been in awe of the director's work and just the fact that he got to work with him was more than enough.
Shah Rukh Khan – The actor did not charge anything for his extended role in the film Bhoothnath Returns! He was a part of the first part and to play his little part in the next installment Shah Rukh just gave his time freely!
Sonakshi Sinha – An exceptionally for co star of Akshay Kumar, she did a song with the actor for the film Boss and did not ask for any monetary gains from it! She has done quite a few films with him like Rowdy Rathore, Joker, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara, and Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty.
Kareena Kapoor – The actress refused any payment for her song in Billu as she said she did it for Shah Rukh Khan! She was seen in the song Maarjani for the film
Priyanka Chopra – Again, she too refused the pay cheque for another in Billu as she did it a courtesy for SRK and not for money!
Deepika Padukone – The actress who made her Bollywood breakthrough opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Om Shanti Om, apparently did not charge a penny for the film according to a report in mid-day. She thought that her debut opposite the mega star was more than she could ask for!
Farhan Akhtar – The actor who put his heart and soul into bringing his athletic best in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag only took 11 rupees as payment for the film! He took the money as a token and a blessing!
How very generous of them isn’t it?