Bigg Boss Telugu 3: Host Nagarjuna Akkineni and contestants were paid THIS huge amount as remuneration?

Singer Rahul Sipligunj was declared the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 3, while television anchor Sreemukhi became the first runner-up of the reality show, hosted by Nagarjuna Akkineni.
Bigg Boss Telugu 3: Host Nagarjuna Akkineni and contestants were paid THIS huge amount as remuneration?Bigg Boss Telugu 3: Host Nagarjuna Akkineni and contestants were paid THIS huge amount as remuneration?
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The third season of the reality show, Bigg Boss Telugu came to an end on November 3rd. The grand finale of the reality show was high on entertainment, emotions, special performances and much more. The contestants of the season spent around 3 months inside the house and left no stone unturned to keep themselves in the limelight. Singer Rahul Sipligunj was declared the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 3, while television anchor Sreemukhi became the first runner-up of the reality show, hosted by Nagarjuna Akkineni.

Besides the trophy, Sipligunj took home an amount of Rs 50 lakh, but according to a report in Tollywood.net, Sreemukhi has been paid highest among other contestants of the season. The TV host-actor was paid Rs 80 Lakhs due to her huge popularity in the Telugu states. Other finalists Varun Sandesh, Ali Reza, and Baba Bhaskar were reportedly paid somewhere between Rs 30 Lakhs to Rs 20 Lakhs as remuneration. The finalists were paid decent amount while the other contestants of the season got paid between Rs 1 Lakh to Rs 15 Lakhs.

Host Nagarjuna Akkineni charged Rs 5 crore for hosting 30 episodes of Bigg Boss Telugu 3. However, the channel has not disclosed any of the above remunerations officially. The same report suggests, Ramya Krishna, who hosted 2 episodes in the absence of Nagarjuna, charged Rs 5 Lakhs per episode.

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Meanwhile, the grand finale of Bigg Boss Telugu 3 witnessed celebrities like Chiranjeevi, Catherine Tresa, Anurag Kulkarni, Srikanth, Raashi Khanna, and director Maruthi as special guests.

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