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Kartik Aaryan denies reports that he will raise his fees after the success of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

Offering respite to a parched Bollywood, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 with Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu was declared a success. The horror-comedy film managed to net Rs 92.10 crore in its first week at the box office.

The film’s positive opening comes at a time when the Hindi film industry is struggling to deliver successful projects, as evidenced by the latest box office miss, Kangana Ranaut’s Dhaakad.

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Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 brought director Anees Bazmee into an exclusive group of Bollywood filmmakers who have amassed a string of net hits over 2 decades.

With the writing on the wall alluding to Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 Heading towards superhit status, there’s never been a better time for Kartik Aaryan, who pulled out guns blazing with his role in the film. The audience also showered him with compliments on his performance.

Has Kartik increased its prices?

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 marks Kartik Aaryan’s fourth success in his last five releases, a rarity in Bollywood in the recent past. It’s a feat that has eluded even so-called Bollywood “great hitters” such as Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor.

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Inspired by such events, rumors swirled that Aaryan may have decided to demand a bigger salary for future projects.

According to reports, Kartik’s revenue from his projects is estimated at Rs 15-20 crores per film, including Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. But these rumors suggested that the actor had raised his rates to a whopping Rs. 35-40 crores per film. His status as one of Bollywood’s most bankable actors served as justification for such a claim.

But is there really any truth to these discussions?

Kartik Aaryan busts rumors

Kartik Aaryan, from his official account, has denied these rumors surrounding an alleged salary hike.

In his typical witty attitude, he wrote, “Promotion hua hai life mein (sic) Increment nahi (laughing emoji) Groundless (folding hands emoji).”

So that’s all there is to it.

Kartik Aaryan has met its standard rates despite improving its reputation. We’re glad he clarified that.

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Needless to say, as an outsider who forged his own path in the industry, Kartik was supported by his fans and audiences in droves, as evidenced by the massive success of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.