‘Hritik Roshan doing a movie or series for an OTT platform’ – the most talked about topic of the town as we have only seen him on theatres yet, and in today’s situation where everyone is switching to OTT how could Hritik’s fan not expect this from him? Seems Hritik has completed that wish of his fans and is all set to be seen in the Hindi Adaptation of BBC’s 2016 Television series, The Night Manager. The series is based on John le Carre’s 1993 novel by the same name. Tom Hiddlestone played the protagonist for that show and now Hritik is going to be the leader of the upcoming show based on the same story.
Hritik was himself finding a worth script to walk down on the OTT platform and now it seems that the script he wanted has reached to him. He has been offered Rs. 70-80 crore for his debut on OTT which is a lot more than the other actors getting paid.
Hrithik Roshan In The Night Manager Hindi Adaptation
After this deal, he will become the highest-paid actor in OTT. Disney+ Hotstar agreed to pay such a huge amount to the star, as they know that he has a huge fan following across the globe and that fan following will itself benefit the Disney+ Hotstar afterward.
A source said, “Hrithik is a bonafide superstar with a tremendous track record at the box office and huge fan following across the globe. His web debut will enhance the streaming platform’s subscription manifold in India and overseas, and also pave a way for other Bollywood stars to follow the suit. The show requires to be shot on a massive scale and Hrithik will have to accommodate much more time than what he normally spends on a film set. Aware of Hrithik’s reach and his one project a time commitment, Disney+Hotstar agreed to shell out a never-before fee to get the superstar on board.” 4.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Southern California
Hritik’s debut on the OTT platform with a massive deal
In the show, Hritik will be playing the role of a hotel’s night manager and former British soldier, who is sent by a government agent to know the inner things about that. It is going to based on the same show released in 1993.
Also, it is been expected that this release will benefit the platform much more than expected and will increase the additional subscribers. It might motivate other bollywood celebs to follow the suit. The team is still looking for the right director to fit in.