Mumbai: Working as a bodyguard for celebrities can be both dangerous and difficult as they need to always stay alert and prevent any attack on the person they work for. Having a Bodyguard is necessary for famous and renowned people and since these guys work really hard they get paid so well that the zeroes in their salary can blow off your mind.
We all are well aware of bodyguards of superstars; Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, who share a special bond with their masters but for Deepika Padukone her bodyguard, Jalal, is like brother and the actress even ties a rakhi to him.
Deepika Padukone is one of the most successful and highest paid actresses today and enjoys a massive fan following. Whenever the diva goes out in public, it is Jalal’s duty to protect her from large crowds and unwanted elements. Since Jalal has the crucial job of ensuring Deepika’s safety, he also ears a handsome salary.
According media reports, Jalal’s salary lies anywhere between 80 lakhs to Rs 1.2 crore annually. It was also learnt that Jalal had head security at the venue when Deepika and Ranveer Singh tied the knot back in 2018.
Not just Deepika, but several Bollywood stars pay a whopping salary to their bodyguards. Talking about Salman Khans bodyguard Shera, he reportedly gets whooping Rs 15 lakhs per month (almost 2 crores annually) while Virushka’s (Anushka and Kohli) bodyguard Prakash earns approximately Rs 1.2 crore annual salary. Whereas, the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, pays his bodyguard Ravi Singh Rs 2.7 crore per year.
Meanwhile, on the professional front, Deepika will next be seen in sports drama ’83 opposite Ranveer Singh. She also has ‘Fighter’, Hindi remake of ‘The Intern’ and ‘K’ alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Prabhas in her kitty.