By Hindustan Times
He has just delivered a box-office biggie with Housefull 2. And even before Akshay Kumar’s next, Rowdy Rathore, releases, the actor seems to have hit bull’s eye in a different arena — the ad world. Apparently, Akki has inked a heavy-duty endorsement deal —worth about Rs. 50 crore — as the brand ambassador of a motorcycle brand for five years.
“Akshay has been paid a whopping amount. He is contractually bound to not speak about it until the firm makes an official announcement. But if we go into details, his yearly pay cheque would be around Rs. 9.5 crore. Honda motorcycle is confident about his mass appeal and that’s why they have struck this deal,” says an insider from Akki’s team.
Akshay’s latest exploit in the ad arena places him on top of the star endorsement list. He has brushed past Aamir Khan who, as per indust