Hrithik Roshan becomes highest paid celeb TV anchor

Last Updated: Sep 30, 2010, 20:04 PM IST

Spicezee Bureau

Mumbai: After a score of celebrity big-wigs graced the Telly in their host avatars, superstar Hrithik Roshan is gearing up to follow suit.

The actor, who is known for his scintillating moves, has reportedly signed to host a dance show that will mark his small screen debut. And Hrithik will be walking home with an astounding sum of money as he turns anchor.

As per reports, the actor will be paid an amazing sum of Rs 2 crore for each episode that he hosts for the show. Confirming the news, a source said “ Hrithik will not only host the show, he will also become the highest paid actor on telly.”

Set to begin next year, the show will reportedly fetch Hrithik a total of Rs 52 crores. And with this, the actor will become the highest paid B`town actor. The only actors who come close to Hrithik as far as the money game goes are Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay who got paid Rs 1.5 crores per episode respectively for their shows.

Well, looks like Hrithik will be literally dancing his way to the bank.