Bigg Boss 16: Did Salman Khan sign up for a pay cut instead of a fee hike for this season? Here’s what we know

Recent rumours about the new season Bigg Boss 16

One of the most controversial shows of Television Bigg Boss is gearing up to gust against the screens with its “First Day First Show” of Season 16 by this coming October 1, adorning the host seat with Dabangg Man Salman Khan. Plentiful rumours are scattering and buzzing around regarding the contestants, new updates, rules.

Now the recent tidings encompassing the show is a striking one. If reports are to be believed then unlike the prior seasons despite of a fee hike Salman Khan had to sign up with a pay cut this time amidst utter reluctance. Yes you heard right ! Mid-day says, “Sources attribute it to a reduced interest of sponsors, more so after the last season fell short of the expected revenue.” Now the question arouses if ‘Chulbul Pandey’ can generate the necessary hype in the sponsorships in the coming days.

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On the other hand, a rife rumour about the contestants is also heard. Munawar Faruqui the winner of ‘Lock Upp’ is being a confirmed contestant, while several celebrities like Faisal Khan, brother to Amir Khan and Jannat Zubair have declined to participate in this season even got approached. Another Industry sources claim that “there won’t be an encore for Bigg Boss OTT, which debuted last year, with Karan Johar as the host.”