No ‘payment’ between friends

The Asian Age.  | subhash k jha

Entertainment, Bollywood

Ajay Devgn not to accept remuneration for cameo in Rajamouli’s RRR.

Ajay loved Makkhi and wanted Rajamouli to make a Hindi film for him.

Contrary to reports that Ajay Devgn will be charging S.S. Rajamouli a huge fee for his guest appearance in the latter’s RRR, Devgn is not going to take any remuneration for the role. According to reliable sources, when Rajamouli approached Devgn for this very special cameo, he offered the star the same sum being paid to Ramcharan Teja and NTR Jr for their full-fledged leads in RRR.

However, Devgn declined the offer.

“Ajay didn’t want a single penny for his guest appearance. Rajamouli’s producers were even willing to pay him his full market price for the guest role. Ajay said he would rather not take any fee for this appearance for a friend,” says the source.

Rajamouli and Ajay go back a long way. They met and warmed up to one another after Rajamouli’s Eega was dubbed and released in Hindi as Makkhi. Ajay loved Makkhi and wanted Rajamouli to make a Hindi film for him.

The two are finally coming together eight years later.

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