Kapil Sharma is one of the most celebrated comedians in India. He won the stand-up comedy reality show, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, season 3 in 2007. Since then, he has only risen to the success ladder. However, the fame and success that he currently has did not come easy to him. Many people get everything on a silver platter, but Kapil strived for it and achieved what he dreamt of. Today, we are here to discuss the same. Here’s how Zwigato’s actor Kapil Sharma started earning Rs 500 per month and reached the level of earning Rs 50 lakh per episode. Read on to enlighten yourself.
Kapil Sharma Initially Used To Work At A PCO Booth
You would be astounded to note what the first job of Comedian turned actor Kapil was. Before participating in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, he used to work at a PCO booth. Furthermore, the actor who now earns so much money and is the owner of the most expensive of houses and cars used to earn a very small amount back then. Yes, it was a mere amount of Rs 500 per month.
Furthermore, what is also interesting to note is that Kapil even used to work at a textile mill. However, how dumbfounded would you be if we say at that time he was only 14 years old? A lot, right? He used to get 900 rupees per month for working in the mill. While talking to a media outlet, Kapil shared, as we quote,
“I was ashamed to ask for money from home.”
He further added,
“I have done many small things. After passing my 10th standard, I started working in a textile mill. It used to be so hot there that even the laborers who came from other places used to run away to their villages.”
Zwigato Actor Now Earns Rs 50 Lakh Per Episode
It is safe to say that our favorite Comedian has come a long way. He hosts The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony TV. That is his very own show that is produced by none other than Salman Khan. Furthermore, for hosting the show, the actor charges Rs 50 Lakh per episode. The journey of Kapil to becoming a household name is just commendable.
Talking about his movie Zwigato, he portrays the role of a food delivery guy. He and Shahana Goswami are in the lead roles. Furthermore, the film is the directorial work of Nandita Das, which was released on 17th March 2023.
Kapil Sharma has a few other Hindi movies to his credit. Sharma made his Bollywood debut as the male lead in the movie Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, a romantic comedy directed by Abbas Mustan opposite four actresses, Elli Avram, Manjari Phadnis, Simran Kaur Mundi, and Sai Lokur. His upcoming movie is Funkaar.