Ekta Kapoor is all geared up to launch the remake of her popular TV show, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, that went on air in 2001. Recent reports suggested that Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan will also be a part of the show as a promoter. Now the latest update in the same has it that the actor has charged Rs 8 crore for the promotions.
The actor, who was supposed to shoot only one promotional video, landed up shooting three more videos later. If reports are to be believed, Shah Rukh charged Rs 5 crore and Rs 1 crore each for the other three videos.
Besides, Shah Rukh’s role is of a narrator for the initial episodes. The actor has worked for almost 720 minutes on all the four promos. This means that he has charged around Rs 1. 11 lakh per minute.
In the earlier show, the character of Prerna, the female lead, was played by television actor Shweta Tiwari. Whereas the role of Anurag Basu, the male lead, was played by Cezanne Khan. Another interesting character, Komolika , was played by Urvashi Dholakia. In this season, ex-Miss India, Erica Fernandes, will be playing the role of Prerna and Parth Samthaan will be playing the role of Anurag.
In the previous series of Kasautii Zindagii Kay, the story revolved around the highs and lows in the lives of Anurag and Prerna and how they fight the world for their relationship. The duo was so much appreciated that they are still remembered as the happening television couple. Fans of the earlier season are now looking forward to the remake of the successful show.