The Pakistani actor Javed Sheikh has revealed that he demanded just one rupee for his role in Bollywood blockbuster Om Shanti Om.
Speaking in an interview recently, Javed Sheikh said that ‘When I was offered a job in the Bollywood film Om Shanti Om and his manager came to me with the contract, he asked me what the money would be. you’.
The actor said, “I replied that I won’t take money. He was surprised and asked why, to which I said, ‘Look, it’s an honor for me to be seen in Shah Rukh’s biggest film of that time.’ was given the role of father’.
Javed Sheikh said, ‘There are so many actors in India, put your finger on anyone and you will find them, but if you chose me, it is a matter of happiness and honor for me to say yes to Shah Rukh and Farah Khan. Later I am working in this film, so I won’t be getting paid because of both of them’.
He said, ‘The manager said that this cannot be done, it is the company’s rule, he sat next to me for half an hour, after which I said, “Okay, you go and tell Shah Rukh that I will take one rupee. You should write something in the contract.” If not, then write one rupee.
The Javed Sheikh further said that ‘When the manager went and told Shah Rukh and Farah, they said, ‘You are crazy, who takes one rupee, then they decided how much money to give me’.
It should be noted that actress Deepika Padukone made her debut in the Bollywood film Om Shanti Om and this film set many records at the box office.