Saath Nibana Saathiya fame Devoleena Bhattacharjee said to have demanded Rs. 2 lakhs per episode
As all are aware, one of the longest running and most popular serials of Star Plus, Saath Nibhana Saathiya is soon to go off air and the cast and crew of Saath Nibhana Saathiya have already shot for the last sequence of the serial. The loyal viewers of Saathiya serial got a real shock with news as the serial has been highly popular right from the inception. While the reasons for this sudden closure have not been confirmed by the Saath Nibhana Saathiya makers, there are some rumors making rounds regarding the same. Some reports suggest that the closure is the result of fight amid the producer and the channel. While some other reports suggest that the demand of steep pay hike by Saathiya lead actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee has compelled the producers to shut the show. Apparently, Devoleena demanded a massive sum of Rs. 2 lakhs for each episode and this has caused shockers for the makers. It is said that Devoleena Bhattacharjee is the highest paid Indian Television actress who earns 1.5 lakhs per episode, which is even higher than Diyanka Tripathi and Jennifer Winget. Apart from Devoleena, Kokila aka Rupal Patel also is paid a huge sum as remuneration for Saathiya. This whole financial game is rumored to have caused the show shutting. However, Devoleena has declined this rumor and said "Whatever amount I am getting is my personal matter. Why do I have to tell anyone about it? Would anyone do it? We know that Saathiya is winding up. I don't know from where such rumors are arising." Saath Nibhana Saathiya will end with the wedding sequence of Ricky and Seeta. Stay tuned in for more updates.