Tollywood producers and many top rung actors entered into a significant agreement to cut down cost of film production. The stars have agreed to honour the cost committee’s 60 proposals that include pay cuts in actors’ remuneration.
Top actors and comedians that include Venkatesh, Balakrishna, Mahesh Babu, NTR Jr, Ram Charan Tej, Allu Arjun, Ravi Teja, Prakashraj, Brahmanandam and Venu Madhav have already signed on the dotted line. Others will soon follow.
According to this agreement, the producers can save Rs. 40 to 60 lakh for a small film and Rs. 2 to 3 crores for a big budget film. The agreed conditions include actors restricting the personal staff of actors while shooting, arrange for their own conveyance, strictly adhere to call sheet timings and receive pay packets in instalments and travelling along with the crew and other cast on overseas shootings