After charging a pretty low amount for films for many years, senior actor Venkatesh has also hiked the price. According to media reports, he is now demanding double remuneration. He has been taking Rs 7 Crores per movie so far but now he wants a hefty paycheck. The actor is demanding in the range of Rs 12 Cr.
His recent film ‘F2’ collected Rs 80 crore share. He is still commanding good openings to every movie.
Even though he is doing mostly multi-starrer movies, Venkatesh has a good fan following the family audiences. The actor who celebrates his 59th birthday on December 13 will have a release on that day. ‘Venky Mama’ is releasing on December 13, a first for in his career to have movie release on the birthday.
He will next be seen in ‘Asuran’ remake. Dhanush starrer ‘Asuran’ was a huge hit in Tamil. Venkatesh is reprising his role and Srikanth Addala is directing it.