These Bollywood Stars Lost Out On These Movies Because They Asked For Too Much

Blog By riyaz  |  01-11-17

How much is too much?

#5 Sridevi

#5 Sridevi

The Indian Film Industry is one of the largest and most profitable film industries in the world. But these celebrities sometimes forget that they are a part of something bigger than themselves. The amount of money they ask for is something that the filmmakers cannot afford.

Sri Devi was the first choice of S S Rajamouli to play the role of Mahishmati queen Shivagami, but the actress demanded an exaggerated amount of Rs. 6 crores, which was totally out of the budget.


#4 Madhuri Dixit

#4 Madhuri Dixit

One of the most successful actresses of the 90’s made a comeback into Bollywood and was flooded with movie offers in 2012. But the actress quoted a whopping amount of Rs. 5 crores and stunned a lot of producers.

The amount was the price most of the young leading ladies were being paid. She consequently lost a lot of offers almost as instantly as they came.


#3 Shah Rukh Khan

#3 Shah Rukh Khan

The latest outing by Sanjay Leela Bhansali was something he wanted to put everything he had into. The director offered the role being portrayed by Shahid Kapoor to the King of Bollywood.

Shah Rukh who is busy with a number of projects doubled his fee to reject the role. SRK's per-film fee is around Rs. 40-45 crore. Paying just the actor 90 crores was simply impossible.


#2 Nawazuddin Siddiqui

#2 Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui was offered a significant role in Jolly LLB 2 and he demanded a whooping amount of Rs. 3.5 crores, which was totally out of the budget.


#1 R. Madhavan

#1 R. Madhavan

R. Madhavan demanded Rs. 1.5 crores for the role, which he was asked to play with Aishwarya Rai, in the upcoming "Fanney Khan," starring Anil Kapoor. The film reportedly has an ensemble cast which is already pushing the budget to its limits.








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