What Was Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Payment For The Film Kaithi? And His 50 Crore Offer
- higher salaries
- Indian film industry
- Lokesh Kanagaraj
- rising popularity
- salman khan
- success story
- Tamil film industry
By Surithi J
Lokesh Kanagaraj, a young and talented filmmaker, has captured the attention of audiences and industry veterans alike with his exceptional directorial skills. He made his directorial debut with the Tamil film “Managaram,” which received critical acclaim and went on to become a commercial success. Since then, he has become a sought-after director in the Indian film industry.
Kanagaraj’s latest project is the much-anticipated Tamil film “Vikram” starring, his idol Kamal Haasan in the lead role. The film has generated a lot of buzz among fans and industry insiders, became a blockbuster hit. Additionally, Kanagaraj has also been roped in to direct the sequel to his 2019 hit film “Kaithi.”
Apart from these projects, Kanagaraj has also caught the attention of industry legends like Rajinikanth and Salman Khan. Rajinikanth, one of the biggest stars in the Indian film industry, has reportedly invited Kanagaraj to direct a film for him. Meanwhile, Salman Khan, one of Bollywood’s leading actors, has reportedly offered Kanagaraj a whopping Rs. 50 crore for a new film.
Kanagaraj’s rise to fame can be traced back to his earlier films, “Managaram” and “Kaithi,” which established him as a director with immense potential. Despite the success of these films, reports suggest that Kanagaraj was not paid a substantial amount for his work on them. In fact, it is said that he was paid only Rs. 50 lakhs for “Kaithi,” the film that brought him into the limelight.
However, Kanagaraj’s success and growing popularity have led to him being offered more lucrative projects and higher salaries. It is heartening to see a talented and deserving filmmaker like Kanagaraj getting the recognition and opportunities he deserves.
Kanagaraj’s success story is an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers across India. He has proved that with hard work, dedication, and talent, one can achieve great heights in the Indian film industry. As he continues to create compelling and entertaining films, audiences eagerly await the release of his upcoming projects. Currently, the filmmaker is in Kashmir for the shooting of his upcoming film “Leo” starring Thalapathy Vijay. “Vikram 2” and a spin off for the role “Rolex” are also on cards for Lokesh.