From actors to sportspersons to social workers, Bollywood has showcased the lives of some extraordinary people through their biopics.  

But, whether it's morally or in monetary terms, a filmmaker surely owes the person for sharing their entire life to the world. However, the amount these people receive for sharing their lives depends upon them. So, have a look at how much these famous people were paid for lending their life stories for the big screen.  

Source: Free Press Journal
Source: Mid Day
Source: Financial Express
Source: Republic World
Source: Mid- Day
Source: Financial Express
Source: India TV News
Source: Hindustan Times

In return, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra went an extra mile to source a special Re 1 currency note that was printed in 1958. The year was when the Flying Sikh got back medals from both Commonwealth and the Asian Games.   

Source: Hindustan Times
Source: The Quint

Sharing one's life story doesn't come cheap. 

Design Credits : Nupur Agrawal