- Hina Khan was the reportedly the highest paid celeb last year
- This year, participants will compete in pairs
- As per reports, Dipika won't be paired with her husband on the show
The makers of Bigg Boss 12 have reportedly made an offer to television actress Dipika Kakar, which she apparently won't be able to refuse. As per a BollywoodLife report, for the upcoming season of the show, the Sasural Simar Ka actress has been offered double the remuneration Hina Khan was given last year. A source close to Dipika told BollywoodLife: "She was always on their (makers of Bigg Boss) radar but she kept on refusing it though she's a fan of the reality show. It seems finally they made an offer, which she could not refuse. They agreed to her demands and the final fee is a whopping one."
Last year, Hina Khan, who shot to fame as Akshara of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, was reportedly the highest paid celebrity inside the house, earning Rs 7 to 8 lakh per week. Hina Khan was the first runner-up of the last season, which television actress Shilpa Shinde (former Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain! actress) won.
The theme of this year's season is vichitra jodi, in which housemates will enter Bigg Boss' house in pairs. Initial reports suggested that Dipika will enter Bigg Boss' house with her actor husband Shoaib Ibrahim but BollywoodLife reports otherwise.
Dipika Kakar married Shoiab Ibrahim in February this year. Shoaib currently plays the lead role in TV show Jeet Gayi Toh Piya Morey while Dipika briefly appeared on Qayamat Ki Raat, headlined by Karishma Tanna and Vivek Dahiya.
Dipika, who hasn't announced her next project yet, is likely to appear on Bigg Boss 12.
The show was officially launched by Salman Khan in Goa on Tuesday.