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Did Akshay Kumar demand Rs 50 crore for 'Hera Pheri 3'?

Akshay Kumar, who has been part of the 'Hera Pheri' franchise, backed out of the third part after the makers apparently could not meet his demand for Rs 50 crore as fee.

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar

Initially, there were rumours that the actor has not been approached for the third part. Then came in the news that Akshay wasn't happy with the script. But our source maintains that the actor was offered the film, but the exorbitant amount he quoted was not acceptable to the makers.

Says a source, "Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal agreed to what was being offered to them but Akshay wanted an astronomical amount. So, the makers had no option but to find another actor. The film was anyway delayed due to several rounds of conversation with him."

Akshay remained unavailable for comment.

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  • sameer19-Jan-2015

    Akshay please don't be seen in public with your salt and pepper beardand grey hair. You may think it is a fashion statement as in Hollywoodyou see many stars like George Clooney and Brad Pitt sport it. And youlook good as an old man. But in India it is a big no-no. You will beseen as an old man and no one will come to see your films. And then youshould forget about those 1st day collections and plan character roles.Stars likS Aamir, Salman, Sharukh, though are 4 years older than you,are n

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