Whoever steps into the film world, most of them dream of becoming a hero. With this dream, Amrish Puri also came to Mumbai, but when he started looking for work, he used to get the answer that you do not look like a hero. What was it then, Amrish Puri may not have looked like a hero, but he made his way to become the biggest villain of Bollywood with his excellent performance?
My career started with this film
Amrish Puri started his Bollywood career in the year 1970 with the film ‘Prem Pujari’. After this, he appeared in many superhit films one after the other and he made every character memorable with his excellent acting, whether it was the character of Thakur of Karan Arjun, Chief Minister of the hero, or Mogambo of Mr. India. Amrish Puri, who became a villain through every character, did the work of winning the hearts of the people. The style of his acting and dialogue delivery on the screen was such that everyone was surprised to see, but with this, it is said that he used to surprise the makers even with his fees for playing that character.
How much did Amrish Puri charge?
Amrish Puri is considered to be the most expensive Villain of Bollywood ever. According to reports, he used to charge fees up to one crore. And if he did not get the money he wanted for a film, then he used to refuse to do that film.
It is said that once Amrish Puri was about to do a film with filmmaker ‘NN Sippy’, for which he had asked for 80 lakh rupees, but Sippy refused to pay such a huge amount, after which Amrish Puri did not act in that film.
What did Amrish Puri say about his fees?
It is told in the reports that about charging such a hefty fee, Amrish Puri said that when I do my work well on the screen and the makers benefit a lot from it, then I will also charge the fees accordingly. nor.