Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, who made it to the list of superstars after back-to-back hits in "Barfi" and "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", has reportedly increased his remuneration to a whopping ₹15 crore per film.
It is reported that the 30-year-old actor charged ₹15 crore for debutant Vicky Singh directorial film "Roy" which has only 42-day schedule.
As per reports, Ranbir had charged the same amount for 100-day schedule of Abhinav Kashyap's "Besharam".
"Roy", which also stars Arjun Rampal and Jacqueline Fernandez in lead roles, is scheduled for release on 20 July 2014. The Srilankan beauty will be seen playing double role in the movie .
Confirming the reports of the amount that Ranbir charged for "Roy", a source close to the film told Mumbai Mirror, "Roy is a two hero film. It has Arjun Rampal alongside Ranbir. But yes, Ranbir has charged his regular fee of ₹15 crore for the film."
Earlier, Ranbir had hiked his fee to ₹8 crore after the success of Imtiaz Ali's "Rockstar". While the actor signed Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" and Ayan Mukerji's "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" for ₹8 crore, the fee took a huge leap after these movies did exceptionally well at the domestic as well as international markets.
Meanwhile, rumour also has it that Ranbir claims a fixed percentage of his movie's profit like other biggies of Bollywood.
Ranbir is presently shooting for "Besharam". The trailer of the movie was launched on 30 July and the young actor has drawn the ire of the fans of Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan alleging that the young star was mocking the two actors in the film.
The promo shows Ranbir rendering Shah Rukh's famous song "Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jaana Sanam'" from the film "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (DDLJ) and he is seen urinating in mustard fields, depicting the scenario in which the actual song was shoot.
In addition, Ranbir's dialogue with reference to Salman's role of Chulbul Pandey from the film, "Dabangg" has irked Shah Rukh and Salman's fans. In the promo of "Besharam", Ranbir is heard saying: "Naam Chulbul rakhne se, koi Dabangg nai banjaata."