Acting is a profession where people get double benefits for doing the same single work. Yes, actors get money along with fame and popularity for their role or acting performance. This is the reason why many youngsters are being attracted towards this profession. However, there are some top notch actors who took up a particular role and they didn’t care about money. Today we bring you 11 Actors Who Cared For The Role Instead Of Money.!!
1. Dharmendra – Rs. 51 for Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere
This film was Dharmendra’s debut film and it is one of the reasons for his low remuneration. This role has helped him to make a mark in the industry.
2. Jonah Hill – $ 60,000 for The Wolf of Wall Street
This film will be remembered for the roles of Hill and Dicaprio. But their remunerations were totally different. This is because Hill was very much desperate to work with Martin Scorcese.
3. Salman Khan – Rs. 0 for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
Salman Khan and his bonding with Rahshri Productions is a special one. Due to this connection, he didn’t take a single penny for his film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
4. Matthew McConaughey – $200,000 for Dallas Buyers Club
The film was made on less budget and therefore the filmmakers didn’t offer a high pay for Matthew. He liked his role so there were no issues.
5. Akshay Kumar – Rs. 0 for Airlift
Akshay didn’t charge anything for the movie just because he loved the character. However, he took a share in the profits of the film.
6. Tom Cruise – $100,000 for Magnolia
There is no doubt that Tom Cruise is one of the highest paid actors of the Hollywood. But for his film Magnolia in 1999, he decided to take a less amount of pay. To add more. it was Tom who approached the filmmakers to make the film.
7. Govinda – Rs. 0 for Partner
This was Govinda’s comeback film in Bollywood. As it was his comeback, Govinda didn’t charge anything from the producers. Producers signed to star him in the sequel if one is made in future.
8. Bill Murray – $9,000 for Rushmore
Bill’s career was going nowhere when this film happened. So he was offered less amount. Even though he received critical success, the film failed to make profits.
9. Hilary Swank – $3,000 for Boys Don’t Cry
This film made Hilary an overnight star and this was the reason she accepted a less paycheck.
10. Ethan Hawke – $0 for The Purge
He was a part of many iconic films. However, Ethan agreed to this film because he didn’t have many offers at that time. The Purge was a blockbuster after it’s release.
11. Brad Pitt – $6,000 for Thelma & Louise
Brad Pitt was not famous at that time. So it was the reason he accepted the role for less remuneration.
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