Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, who is gearing up for his upcoming film Mohenjo Daro has signed a deal worth Rs. 550 crores for his next six films.
According to a statement released by his representative, Hrithik has sold the satellite rights of his next six films to Star TV for a whopping Rs 550 crore .
The actor was last seen in Bang Bang, Siddharth Anand’s official remake of the Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz actioner, Knight and Day, went on to collect Rs. 181 crore nett worldwide.
Hrithik’s last four films, over the last five years, from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) that minted Rs 95 crore nett, and Agneepath (2012) that earned Rs 122 crore nett, to Krrish 3 (2013) that went on to clock Rs 188 crore nett in addition to his last release Bang Bang, have done very well commercially which is the reason why this deal was inked.
Hrithik will start 2017 on a high note with his home production Kaabil, a Sanjay Gupta-directed action-drama. Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees will hit theatres the same day as Kaabil, that is January 26. Even before Kaabil went on the floors, the satellite rights were sold for Rs 45 crore.
Salman Khan, too, signed a deal with Star India for around Rs 500 crore, giving exclusive rights to premiere and broadcast his films released between January 2013 and December 2017.
Watch Hrithik Roshan in Mohenjo Daro trailer
Recently, actor Varun Dhawan was also rumoured to have signed Rs 300 crore deal with a leading channel for his movies except for Judwaa 2.
(With ANI inputs)
Follow @htshowbiz for more