Mumbai: Here is another tale of producers not paying an actor her fee. Gorgeous Bipasha Basu, who played her innings well in ‘Lamhaa’ as a Kashmiri girl, is yet to receive 55 lakhs for the film. Produced by Bunty Walia, the film has already been released but Bips is yet to be paid.
But the cool and composed actress is handling the situation very sensibly and instead of making an issue out of it, she is at ease. Our source said, “Bipasha was signed for around Rs one crore for the film but she is yet to be paid around Rs 55 lakh. Bunty Walia has assured her that she will be paid but so far there has been nothing.”
Doing an image changing role is ‘Lamhaa’ might have changed Bips’ attitude as a person as well. When contacted, she said, “Yes we have balances left and we are working out a way. There are no grievances from ‘Lamhaa’. It has turned out to be an expensive film and there were delays.”
“What matters most is that we have achieved a lot from the film. And I see it as getting an opportunity to work with Rahul Dholakia. I am happy I have been appreciated, which has happened to me only after Corporate,” she added.
When asked about her remuneration, she said, “I am not someone who will discuss remuneration. We are trying to work out a solution. ‘Lamhaa’ is a complete positive for me.”