The Kapil Sharma Show is one of the most popular not only in India but around the world. The show airing on Sony Entertainment is gearing up for a news season – for which there was a cry for a fresh artist and writer – and we’re all excited. A show of this magnitude will offer its host a paycheck that one can only dream of.
Not only the host, but the other cast members of the ensemble – Krushna Abhishek, Kiku Sharda, Sumona Chakravarti, Chandan Prabhakar and Archana Puran Singh also play key roles in making us laugh week after week. And they too take home checks worth lakhs after each episode.
Today, we’ve decided to tell you how much each member of The Kapil Sharma Show pockets for each episode that airs over the weekend.
The first on the list is the host itself. Kapil Sharma wins the biggest check in the cast on The Kapil Sharma Show. In the last season, the ace comedian was paid between 60 and 70 lakh rupees per weekend episode. This means the actor got paid approx. Rs 30 to Rs 35 lakh for each episode. According to recent reports, for the next season of the comedy series, Sharma has requested a hike and will charge a whopping Rs 1 Crore for the weekend, or Rs 50 lakh per episode.
Krushna Abhishek plays Sapna Sharma, and as a character he never fails to ask the visiting guest to fund his business. For this character, Krushna would charge Rs 10-12 lakh per episode.
Bharti Singh plays several characters in The Kapil Sharma Show like Titli Yadav (Bachcha Yadhav’s wife), Guddu (Baccha and Titli’s eldest son) and Khammo Bua (Kapil’s aunt). The actress would have received a check of Rs 10 to 12 lakh per episode of the weekend.
Archana Puran Singh
Archana Puran Singh, who replaced Navjot Singh Sidhu in The Kapil Sharma Show, would be paid Rs 10 lakh per episode. In one of the recent episodes, Archana spoke about the gender pay gap. During the episode, she was asked what she would like to do if given the power of a shape-shifting serpent, and her response was to become Navjot Singh Sidhu as he earned double that. that she does.
Sumona Chakravarti is one of the oldest members of the team. She, along with those mentioned below, have been vital members of Kapil’s talk show ever since it titled Comedy Nights with Kapil. According to reports, Sumona – who is trying the Bhoori character – charges Rs 6-7 lakh per episode.
Chandan Prabhakar plays an array of characters on The Kapil Sharma Show, including Chandu, Keerthi Lal, Bimla Devi, Shakal, and Chandni. According to reports, this longtime actor earns Rs 7 lakh for every episode over the weekend.
Last on the list is Kiku Sharda. Kiki plays several characters ranging from Bachcha Yadav, the Milkman, to Accha Yadav, Bumper Lottery, Funny Deol and Dhaniram. The actor would charge 5-7 lakh rupees per day.
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