Remember a vexed Kapil Sharma Tweeting that he pays Rs 15 crore as annual tax? Did you wait a second to wonder what could be his annual income when he is paying this much to the government? Well, if not, we are going to tell you the figure for which the ace comedian has signed a deal with Sony Entertainment Television, the airer of popular ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. The Indian Express, quoting sources, has reported that the actor has been signed for a whopping Rs. 110 crore for his renewed year-long stint with Sony and the makers are very happy with him and his show. Hit by a controversy, Kapil Sharma and his show saw a transit from Colors TV to Sony last year. The change of platform not only proved beneficial for the comedian but also the channel. Though we all know that Kapil is one of the highest paid TV actors in country, this new figure of Kapil’s remuneration can surprise all.
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Well, the reason for Kapil’s hefty fee is quite obvious. The IE reports that ace comedian has helped the channel gain great ratings, resulting in higher revenues. As per reports, Kapil’s show has stayed between top 8 and top 5 for a long time now. ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ features Kapil as the host who welcomes various celebrities, and cracks extempore jokes based on them. It also features former cricketer and politician Navjot Singh Sidhu as the permanent judge.