It’s a given that the Covid-19 pandemic/lockdown has dealt a mighty blow to every business/industry. And the show business is no exception.
As per a trade estimate, the Coronavirus-induced lockdown is likely to result in losses of over Rs 3,000-3,500 crore. Now, as the film industry finds itself stuck in a limbo, a question – which the trade experts, as well as industry insiders, have also started to ask – arises: is it time for actors, especially the top ones, to take a pay cut?
Down south, Tamil actor-music director, Vijay Antony is taking a pay cut of 25% for his next three films. Reportedly, Malayalam star Mohanlal and Telugu actor, Allu Arjun are accepting a smaller paycheck than their original fee.
Read more at Hindustan Times