My first salary was Rs 75, reveals Salman Khan


Superstar Salman Khan is one of the highest paid Bollywood actors but you will be shocked to learn that the Salman Khan’s first salary was merely 75 rupees.

For the year 2017, he occupied the second spot on Forbes list of the Highest Paid Actors in Bollywood.

He is reportedly paid Rs 11 crore per episode for hosting the 11th season of reality show Bigg Boss.

However, the ‘Sultan’ actor went down the memory lane and remembers his first salary.

In an interview with PTI, Salman says, "My first salary was, I think, about Rs 75. I was dancing behind in some show in Taj hotel. One of my friends was dancing there so he took me (and I did it) just for fun. Then it went up to Rs 750 for Campa Cola (a soft drink brand) and then it was Rs 1,500 for the longest time. Then I got paid Rs 31,000 for Maine Pyar Kiya, which was then increased to Rs 75,000 later."

Salman Khan returns as the host of ‘Bigg Boss’ again.

"There is nothing else that I am interested in doing, this is one of the better shows that I have. There are other really good shows but I don't think they are of my format. I don't think Ill be able to pull that off. I know I can pull this one off."

Salman says he needs shows which allow him to connect with the common people.         

"Even Dus Ka Dum (a reality game show) worked well for me. I need that vibe, that touch with different personalities, with common man. I need that (grassroots) connect. Till the time I don't have a connect, I don't think I can pull anything off," he said.

‘Bigg Boss’ will be aired in Colors from October 1.