sacred games season 2 nawazuddin paid more than saif

Powerhouse performer Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been garnering praises for his performance as Saadat Hasan Manto in the recently released biopic ‘Manto’. The film might not have performed well at the box office but critically, it has done well.


Prior to the release of ‘Manto’, director Nandita Das had revealed that Nawaz agreed to do the film free of cost. Nawazuddin recently revealed how he affords to do movies like ‘Manto’ for free of cost. For the second season of his popular web series ‘Sacred Games’ the actor has doubled his fees. Yes, according to a report in Bollywood Hungama, Nawaz has hiked his fees for ‘Sacred Games‘ after its first season became a huge hit.

A source close to the development was quoted saying in the web portal as, “‘Sacred Games’ is Nawaz’s most successful work to date. When the producers wanted to do a second season, Nawaz made it very clear that he deserved a lot more, almost the double of what he got for Season 1. His co-star Saif, however, gets the same amount that he got for Season 1.”

The actor confirmed the news to the portal by saying that the producers of the show are paying him what he has asked for. He also said that he asks only what he deserves. “When I do a Sacred Games, I am empowered to do a Manto for free,” Nawaz told the portal.

Well, we think that actors like Nawaz totally deserve the pay hike. Don’t you guys agree?

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