Akshay Kumar Charged Zero Fees for OMG 2- Yami Gautam is the Highest Paid Actor in Film

Akshay Kumar did not take any salary for OMG 2


“OMG 2,” the sequel to “Oh My God,” featuring Akshay Kumar, Pankaj Tripathi, and other talented actors, has been setting new box office records since its recent theatrical debut. Despite facing stiff competition from films like “Gadar 2” and “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani,” the movie’s success has been remarkable. Continuing our discussion on Akshay Kumar’s decision to not charge any remuneration for his role, let’s delve into the star cast’s earnings and explore how much each actor received for their roles in the film.

In “OMG 2,” Pankaj Tripathi assumes the lead role, while Akshay Kumar embodies the character of Lord Shiva, and Yami Gautam portrays the role of a lawyer. Moving forward, the details about the cast’s compensation have emerged. According to reports, the budget for Amit Rai’s “OMG 2” was carefully managed, much like its predecessor, with the film being successfully produced within a budget of approximately Rs 65 crore. Now, let’s delve into the earnings of the cast members and discover who received what!

Akshay Kumar Charged Zero Fees for OMG 2- Yami Gautam is the Highest Paid Actor in Film

Akshay Kumar Charges Zero Fees for OMG 2

Despite typically charging fees ranging from Rs 50 to 100 crore per film, Akshay Kumar chose not to receive any compensation for his role in “OMG 2.” While there were earlier rumors suggesting that he had accepted Rs 35 crores for his portrayal, producer Ajit Andhare refuted these claims. During a conversation with Pinkvilla, Andhare clarified, “The reports regarding the budget of OMG 2 are significantly inflated. In contrast, Akshay Kumar didn’t demand any remuneration and instead, he stood with us, sharing both the financial and creative risks associated with such a daring film.”

Also read: OMG 2 OTT Release Date, OTT Rights and Platform Details

Pankaj Tripathi’s Fees

Pankaj Tripathi, a highly skilled actor in the Bollywood industry, entrusts his faith in the character of Lord Shiva within the film. According to sources, Pankaj Tripathi typically commands a fee of around Rs 2 to 3 crore for his film roles. However, as reported by English Jagran, he reportedly requested Rs 5 crore, which translates to approximately 7.69% of the movie’s budget of Rs 65 crore.

Yami Gautam’s Huge Salary for OMG 2

In “OMG 2,” Yami Gautam takes on the role of an attorney who opposes Pankaj Tripathi’s character. As per information from English Jagran, Gautam reportedly negotiated a significant fee of Rs 8 crore for her portrayal in the film.

For context, Arun Govil received Rs 50 lakh, and Govind Namdev was compensated with Rs 40 lakh for their valuable contributions to the movie, as reported by BollywoodMDB.


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