Mumbai, Dec 11 (): A popular biscuit company has roped in Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor for an ad film and reports say they have agreed to pay him a hefty amount.
Ranbir is one of the upcoming superstars of the film industry and hence is a big brand in the ad world.
Latest reports reveal, Ranbir Kapoor has been paid a whopping Rs 12 crore for the biscuit brand “Oreo”. Sources which are linked with the project as well as the company say Ranbir was the first choice to be the face of the company because of his appealing personality. Also, the company was looking for an actor with a naughty side and thought the star would fit their requirements. So they decided to approach him and was keen to have him on board.
The actor has not yet confirmed the news. But, the outside sources say Ranbir did quote a huge amount but since most of the top actors charge a similar price, the brand approved it and went ahead with their campaign. Moreover, now, since they are getting a lot of positive feedback for the commercial, they feel it was all worth it.
In case of his Bollywood career too, Ranbir Kapoor had hiked his price after the success of Barfi! and Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani to Rs 15 crores. For Abhinav Kashyap’s Besharam, the young Kapoor has charged a whopping Rs 15 crores as the signing amount.
Recently, Ranbir appeared in the fourth season of Karan Johar’s popular chat show Koffee With Karan along with his cousin sister actress Kareena Kapoor Khan. Kareena and Ranbir shared an interesting camaraderie on the show, when their child memories and family moments of the Kapoor family were shared. The episode mainly had Kareena teasing Ranbir in relation to the new gossip surrounding him and Katrina Kaif.