The Sentinel

Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan : Celebs who worked in Films for Free

June 23, 2022
Shah Rukh Khan
The highest paid actor in Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan did not charge any fee for his cameo in R Madhavan's 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect'. According to Maddy, SRK was so keen to be a part of the project, that he was even willing to make an appearance in the background
Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone reportedly did not charge any money for 'Om Shanti Om' as she thought her debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan was more than she could ask for. Looks like it paid off as she is now one of the highest earning actresses in the industry.
Salman Khan
Salman Khan may have had double the screen time with his dual role in "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' but that didn't stop him from waving off his fees as he wanted the movie to do well at the box office
Farhan Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar gave his all to the film 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' including his paycheque. The actor reportedly shot the biopic on Milkha Singh for a minimal fee of Rs 11
Katrina Kaif
Did you know Katrina Kaif didn't charge a penny for her smash hit dance number 'Chikni Chameli' in 'Agneepath'? Despite the work she put in for the special song sequence, s he wrote off her fees
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Fans were surprised to learn that Nawazuddin Siddiqui starred in the critically acclaimed film 'Manto' for free. Nandita Das, the director of the film revealed that the actor did the film for Re 1.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena Kapoor Khan reportedly refused to take any payment for her special song sequence 'Marjaani' in 'Billu' as she wanted to do it for Shah Rukh Khan
Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor has proved time and again that he is willing to slice away his fees to ensure a films success but for 'Haider', the actor let go of his paycheque completely.