Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon, who will next be seen as a judge on upcoming dance reality show “Shine of India”, will reportedly get Rs.1.25 crore per episode thus making her the “highest paid Bollywood actress on TV”.
Raveena, who has previously appeared on shows like “Sahib Biwi Gulam”, “Chhote Miyan”, “Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala” and “Simply Baatien With Raveena”, will co-judge the show along with actor Govinda and ace choreographer Saroj Khan.
According to a source close to the actress, she will get a huge amount from the makers.
“Bollywood actors starring in TV series has now become an old saga. No doubt that these actors are paid a hefty amount as their presence not only doubles the entertainment quotient, but also it adds the much needed star value to the show. And maybe that’s the reason why Raveena has been paid a whopping amount of Rs.1.25 crore per episode for the reality show,” the source said.
“This will make her the highest paid Bollywood actress on television,” the source added.
Interestingly, actress Shilpa Shetty and Madhuri Dixit, who previously appeared as judges on other reality shows, were said to have been paid Rs.1 crore per episode.
“Shine of India”, which will be aired on Channel V, will be hosted by actress Farnaz Shetty.
The shooting of the show will start next month.