Mumbai, Sep 1 (): Poonam Pandey was contacted by the makers of the seventh season of the TV reality show Bigg Boss and was offered a good sum of Rs 2 crore to enter the Bigg Boss 7. Sources say the actress declined the offer and has demanded a big sum of Rs 3 crore to participate in the show.
Popular television reality show Bigg Boss season 7, hosted by Bollywood actor Salman Khan, is all set to start on September 15. Many speculations and guesses are making rounds in the media about the participants’ names. The latest heard news about the speculations is the offer has gone to Bollywood bombshell Poonam Pandey.
Sources said, “For this season of ‘Bigg Boss’ Poonam was approached as well. She had asked Rs. 3 crore, but they (officials of the show) agreed for Rs. 2-2.5 crore. But she is not doing the show primarily due to monetary reasons”.
While comedian-host Kapil Sharma and Suraj Pancholi have been confirmed for Bigg Boss season 7, Poonam has turned down the offer.
Poonam Pandey is an Indian model and bollywood film actress. The Kingfisher model became famous after she announced that she would shed her clothes if India would win the cricket World Cup. Making use of her popularity, Poonam Pandey had been approached for the last three seasons for the show, but things did not go well due to monetary issues.
Previously, she has appeared in reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi 4. The actress made her Bollywood debut through the film Nasha, which hit the screens in July this year. Nasha was released with much hype. But, the movie did not stand up to the expectations, it showed a dismal performance on the box office. Receiving poor reviews from film critics, Nasha had collected Rs. 1.2 crore on the opening day which shrunk gradually on the following days.