LEO BUDGET AND BOX OFFICE
As the much-anticipated release of ‘Leo’ starring Thalapathy Vijay draws near, the staggering remuneration packages of the film’s cast members have come to the forefront, painting a vivid picture of the wealth that circulates in the Indian film industry.
Leading the pack, Thalapathy Vijay, who dons the role of the film’s titular character, commands a colossal salary of Rs 120 crore. With a track record of consistent box office hits, Vijay’s star power remains unmatched, making him one of the highest-earning actors in the country.
Joining the ensemble cast is the iconic Bollywood actor, Sanjay Dutt, who is set to play a pivotal role in ‘Leo.’ Dutt, known for his powerful on-screen presence, is reported to have secured a substantial paycheck of Rs 8 crore. This not only underscores his enduring relevance in the film industry but also highlights the cross-industry appeal of this mega-project.
Trisha Krishnan, a prominent actress in the South Indian film industry, is slated to receive an impressive remuneration of Rs 5 crore for her role in the film. Her commanding fee further underscores the growing demand and recognition of female talent in the industry.
Arjun Sarja, taking on the role of Harold Das in ‘Leo,’ will earn a notable compensation of Rs 1 crore, reflecting the value assigned to his contribution to the film. On the other hand, Priya Anand, known for her roles in films like ‘Fukrey,’ will be rewarded with Rs 50 lakh for her vital role in the project.
In addition to these leading cast members, the film features a talented supporting ensemble, including Mysskin, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Mansoor Ali Khan, and several others. These accomplished artists will receive salaries ranging from Rs 30 to 70 lakhs, further emphasizing the industry’s growing emphasis on talent recognition and compensation.
With its high-profile cast and enormous budget, ‘Leo’ is set to make waves in the world of Indian cinema. The film’s financial investments and star-studded line-up are indicative of the growth and potential in the South Indian film industry, paving the way for larger-than-life productions and earnings for its artists.