Netflix shells out Rs. 200 crores for Heeramandi; Sanjay Leela Bhansali takes Rs. 65 cr. as directorial fees
Neflix seems to be a very confident about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ability to deliver a worldwide blockbuster.
The OTT platform has allotted an unprecedented budgetary amount for Bhansali’s Heeramandi.
The staggering budgetary amount is Rs 200 crores, inclusive of the director’s payment.
A well-informed source revealed to Bollywood Hungama, “Bhansali will be pocketing around Rs. 60-65 crore rupees as a directorial fee
he rest of the 200-crore budget for Heeramandi goes into production costs and in paying the actors.
One hears the actors in Heeramandi, Sonakshi Sinha, Manisha Koirala, Huma Qureshi and Richa Chadha have agreed
to work at reduced rates. The male cast of Heeramandi is now being finalized.