Bigg Boss has been one of the most celebrated reality shows ever in television history and the Hindi version of the show is set to come back for the 13th season. Bollywood star Salman Khan has been hosting the show since 2004 and the actor will be hosting the 14th season as well. Apart from the controversies, rules, twists, fights, drama and romance, Salman Khan's conversations and addressing the issues in the house have a special following. The latest buzz about Salman Khan's salary to host the show is doing rounds on social media.

As per a report, the channel and Bigg Boss producers Endemol are paying Salman Khan a whopping amount to continue as the host for the new season. Reports suggest that Salman made it very clear that he didn’t want to extend his stint on Bigg Boss due to his other film commitments. However, the channel Colors lured him to stay on the show by giving a bulk payment.

Reports add that Salman Khan will be paid Rs 10.5 Crores per episode. Salman will be shooting 2 episodes per week which makes it 20.50 Crore per week and the actor will take home a hefty sum of more than Rs 250 crore for the entire season making him the highest-paid actor on the small screen. Notably, Salman Khan was reportedly paid over Rs 200 crore for the 13th season of the reality show. The channel had also paid extra remuneration for the five-week extension of the show.

Colors TV had earlier planned to launch the show in September but the show has been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation. The construction of the sets is also delayed. Sneha Ullal, Nia Sharma, Jasmin Bhasin, Jay Soni, Vivian Dsena, Vishal Raheja, Alisha Panwar, Sangita Ghosh, Shagun Pandey, Donal Bisht, Shaleen Bhanot and Shireen Mirza are some of the celebrities who are expected to be part of Bigg Boss 14.