Bigg Boss 16 Contestants Salary
Bigg Boss 16 Contestants Salary
Bigg Boss has kickstarted its 16th season with new contestants - from famous celebrities to up-and-coming fresh faces to celebrated directors - this season has a mixed bag of contestants which is sure to make it an interesting one. But how much did these celebrities charge to be a part of this show? Scroll down to know more!
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Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia’s Salary
The ‘Choti Sardaarni’ fame actress has been on a hot streak on the television front. Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia's character of Meher Kaur Dhillon Gill and Seher Kaur Gill Babbar has been getting a lot of love from the fans which makes her entry into the Bigg Boss House even more exciting. Apart from being a television actress, she is also a social activist and a lawyer. Nimrat Kaur Ahluwalia reportedly charges around 7-8 lakhs per week as her salary for participating in Bigg Boss Season 16.
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Ankit Gupta’s Salary
Ankit Gupta rose to fame for playing the lead role of Fateh Singh Virk in ’Udariyaan’. He began his acting career in 2012 and has been a part of some of the most popular shows like ‘Sadda Haq’, ‘Begusarai’ and ‘Kundali Bhagya’. The actor has his eyes on the Bigg Boss trophy and reportedly earns around 5-6 lakhs per week.
Abdu Rozik’s Salary
Abdu Rozik is an international star and has a massive fan following all across the world. Born in Tajikistan, Abdu Rozik is an internet sensation and made headlines when he got into a professional fight with Hasbulla. His diminutive stature has not deterred him from following his passion despite receiving negative comments on social media.
Abdu has established himself as a prominent international singer and his entry into the house of Bigg Boss as an international star generated waves across the country. He was welcomed with open arms by actor Salman Khan on the first day and has been a fan favourite ever since Abdu Rozik reportedly earns around 2-3 lakhs per week from Bigg Boss.
Tina Dutta’s Salary
A well-known figure in the television industry, Tina Dutta rose to fame with her role of Iccha in the show ‘Uttaran’. She also participated in ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7’, making her a reality tv show veteran. This popular figure is one of the highest-paid actors in Bigg Boss Season 16, reportedly earning around 8-9 lakhs per week.
Sumbul Touqeer Khan’s Salary
Sumbul Touqeer Khan is one of the youngest contestants in this season of Bigg Boss. She has a huge following and is one of the most recognizable faces amongst the netizens. Sumbul is well-known for playing the titular role of Imlie Rathore in the show ‘Imlie’. She has also acted alongside Ayushmann Khuranna in the movie ‘Article 15’. Sumbul Touqeer Khan is reportedly the highest-paid actor of Bigg Boss 16, earning a whopping figure of 12 lakhs per week which is bested only by the host of the show, Salman Khan.
Priyanka Chahar Choudhary’s Salary
Priyanka Chahar Choudhary is another cast member from the TV Show ‘Udariyaan’ to enter the Bigg Boss House this season. She entered the show with her on-screen lover Ankit Gupta in the show. Priyanka’s role as Tejo Kaur Sandhu Virk in the show ‘Udariyaan’ has gotten her immense popularity and she is making the best use of this fame to win the trophy of Bigg Boss. Priyanka Chahar Choudhary reportedly earns around 5 lakhs per week.
Manya Singh’s Salary
Manya Singh is a well-known model. She rose to fame when she became the second runner-up of Femina Miss India 2020. Her humble roots as the daughter of an auto driver have helped her remain grounded even after so much media hype and attention. She has been receiving a plethora of brand deals and movies but as of now, she will be seen as a house inmate in Bigg Boss Season 16. Manya Singh is reportedly one of the highest-paid contestants, earning somewhere around 8-9 lakhs per week. Her days of struggling to pay the school fees are certainly a thing of the past now!
Sajid Khan’s Salary
Prominent director Sajid Khan is certainly the most popular celebrity to enter this season’s Bigg Boss House. He is the brother of popular choreographer Farah Khan and has directed films like Housefull, Housefull 2 and Heyy Babyy which have been blockbuster hits.
Sajid's reputation, however, has taken a massive hit after he was accused in the Me Too movement. His entry into Bigg Boss has been criticised by a lot of people on social media but this has not deterred him from working hard towards winning the coveted Bigg Boss trophy. Sajid Khan reportedly earns around 4-5 lakhs per week to be a contestant on Bigg Boss.
Soundarya Sharma’s Salary
Soundarya Sharma is an actor who is known for playing the lead role in the film ‘Ranchi Diaries’ opposite Anupam Kher. She is very vocal about the causes she believes in and is a part of a popular web series ‘Raktanchal’. Her intelligence is on par with some of the brightest people in the film industry as she did her bachelors in dental studies, making her a professional dentist. She is also an alumnus of the National School of Drama. Soundarya reportedly earns around 3-4 lakhs per week for being a contestant in Bigg Boss Season 16.
MC Stan’s Salary
Altaf Shaikh, popularly known by his stage name MC Stan is also a contestant on Bigg Boss Season 16. He is a well-known rapper who came into the limelight with his 2018 single ‘Khuja Mat’ where he dissed Emiway. MC Stan has a huge fan following and is also known for having a lavish lifestyle, frequently flaunting his gold and diamond chains. MC Stan entered the Bigg Boss house on day 1 and is reported to be earning around 4 lakhs per week from the show.
Shalin Bhanot’s Salary
Shalin Bhanot is another popular actor who was seen in the TV Serial ‘Naaginn’. He has been a contestant in some of the most popular Indian reality shows like ‘MTV Roadies’ and ‘Nach Baliye’, making his entry into Bigg Boss Season 16 more sense. Shalin Bhanot reportedly earns around 5 lakhs per week from Bigg Boss.
Gautam Vig’s Salary
Often dubbed as the ‘Hrithik Roshan of television’, this handsome hunk is already garnering attention from fans all across the globe. Gautam Vig was also seen playing the leading role of Surya Seth in the show ‘Saath Nibhana Saathiya 2’. Gautam Vig reportedly earns around 4 lakhs per week for being a contestant on Bigg Boss Season 16.
Gauri Nagori’s Salary
Gori Nagori is a very popular internet sensation who is known for her dancing skills. She posts videos of her dance on Bhojpuri songs. She has been roped in to be a contestant in this year’s Bigg Boss contestant and is reportedly earning around 4 lakhs per week for the same.
Archana Gautam‘s Salary
Archana Gautam is an Indian actress, model and politician who has acted in films like ‘Great Grand Masti’ and ‘Haseena Parkar’. She has also participated in various pageants, winning the 2018 Miss Bikini Universe. Archana Gautam contested in the 2022 UP Legislative Assembly Elections where she joined the Indian National Congress to get a ticket to contest for elections. She lost the seat to BJP’s Dinesh Khatik. Archana Gautam has joined the Bigg Boss House as a contestant and will reportedly earn around 3 lakhs per week from it.
Shiv Thakare’s Salary
Shiv Thakare is a very popular reality TV star who participated in various shows like ‘Bigg Boss Marathi’ and ‘MTV Roadies Rising’. Shiv won the second edition of ‘Bigg Boss Marathi’ which gave him instant fame and recognition. His entry in Bigg Boss Season 16 is not surprising given his amazing record with reality shows. Shiv Thakare reportedly earns around 5-6 lakhs per week from the reality tv show.