Finally, much talked about reality show Bigg Boss Season 3 Telugu has been completed and all the contestants, host Nagarjuna, and staff who worked tirelessly for these 4 months are back to their normal lives. After much anticipation, it is Singer Rahul Sipligunj who walked away with accolades and won Bigg Boss Season 3. With the show completed, now other factors about it are being discussed and the hot topic now is remunerations received for each contestant and host Nagarjuna. It is a known thing that every contestant will receive some amount based on their craze and journey in the house. If the contestant managed to stay longer in the house, he/she will get more bucks and if his stay is short-lived, so is his/her remuneration.
Now coming to the remuneration details, Host Nagarjuna has charged Rs 5 Crores for hosting 30 episodes in Bigg Boss. Even though he missed two episodes, where he went on a vacation with the family on the eve of his 60th birthday, Nagarjuna is getting a full paycheque. Ramya Krishna who hosted 2 episodes in the absence of Nagarjuna has charged 5 lakh rupees per episode. Bigg Boss 3 winner Rahul Sipligunj has won winner amount 50 lakh rupees of which 30 percent will be deducted under the tax. Other than winning amount, Rahul additionally gets 20 lakhs for his 105 days in the house.
It is Srimukhi who has been paid higher among other contestants. She has been given 80 lakh rupees based on her craze among masses over Telugu states. Other finalists Varun Sandesh, Ali Reza, and Baba Bhaskar range between 30 lakh rupees to 20 lakh rupees respectively. Other contestants in the house get paid of amount 1 lakh to 15 lakhs based on their stay. A source close to Bigg Boss unit has revealed this information and approval is needed on this.