Cassian Baliarsingh

‘Imlie’ fame Sumbul Touqeer Khan is the latest contestant to enter the Salman Khan-hosted reality show Bigg Boss 16. Known for her stint in Star Plus show ‘Imlie’, Sumbul has not just entered the most loved reality show but has also become the highest paid contest of this season. 

After enthralling fans with her chemistry with Fahmaan Khan in Imlie, the dusky beauty is all set to win more hearts through her stint in the controversial reality show.





The 19-year-old is also the youngest contestant in the show. According to reports, she will be paid around 12 lakh per week, which is even more than last year winner Tejasswi Prakash.



As per reports, Tejasswi was paid Rs 10 lakh per week, but Sumbul has beaten her record and is now the highest-paid contestant in the history of Bigg Boss. Earlier, host Jay Bhanushali charged Rs 11 lakh per week, Karan Kundrra Rs 8 lakh per week and Shamita Shetty was paid Rs 9 lakh per week. 

Among the other participants are Tina Dutta, Gautam Vig, Sreejata De, Ankit Gupta, Priyanka Chahar Chaudhary, Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia, controversial director Sajid Khan, former Miss India Manya Singh and the gorgeous Soundarya Sharma.



While Sumbul is charging Rs 12L per week, TV heartthrob and actor Ankit Gupta will take home 5-6L per week, Tina Datta will get Rs 8-9L per week, Rs 5L per week for Priyanka Chahar Chaudhary, Rs 7.5-8L per week for Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia, Rs 4-5L per week for Sajid Khan, Rs 6-7L per week for Manya Singh and Rs 3-4L for actress Soundarya Sharma.