It might come as a shock to many, but Shahid did not charge a single rupee for one of his most critically acclaimed movies, Haider. The film already had a colossal expense attached to it so both Shahid and Vishal Bhardwaj decided to forgo their own remunerations.
shahid kapoor (haider)
Working with SRK for her debut movie was more than what she could possibly ask for. Therefore, Deepika did the film for free.
deepika padukone (Om SHanti om)
Farhaan put his best foot in for ‘Bhaag Mikha Bhaag’ and left no stone unturned for the movie. He charged a minimal fee of Rs 11 for the same.
FARhan akhtar - bhaag milkha bhaag
Madhavan states that SRK was so inclined toward being a part of the project that he did not charge a single penny for his cameo in the movie.
Shahrukh khan - the nambi effect
Despite being on top of her career in the 90s, Rani chose to do K3G for free owing to her friendship with Karan Johar.
ranki mukherjee - kabhi khushi kabhi gham
Katrina wrote off her fee despite her smash hit dance number, Chikni Chameli in Karan Malhotra directorial, Agneepath.
katrina kaif - agneepath
Nawazuddin charged Rs 1 as a token of appreciation for Nandita Das’s film Manto. “It is very gracious of Nawaz to not charge even a nominal fee”, says Nandita.
nawazuddin siddiqui - manto
Kareena refused to charge anything for her dance number, ‘Marjaani’ in ‘Billu’. She did it for free on account of her friendship with Shahrukh.
kareena kapoor khan- billu
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan revealed that he didn’t charge a rupee for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Black’. The actor said working with such a filmmaker for such a project was sufficient.
amitabh bachchan - black