Actor Kartik Aaryan has refused a Rs 9 crore offer. Yes the Bhoolbhulaiya actor was offered a paan masala advertisement deal worth 9 crore, which he reportedly turned down.
This news was confirmed by a prominent advertising expert, who stated, “That’s right. Kartik Aaryan has turned down a $8-9 million offer to endorse Paan Masala. Kartik appears to have principles, which is a rare com modity in today’s actors who are plagued by the gift of the grab. Saying no to such large sums of money is difficult. “But Kartik is aware of his responsibility as a youth icon,” the ad guru was quoted as saying.
Earlier this year, actors Akshay Kumar joined Ajay Devgn and Shah Rukh Khan to do an ad for a tobacco firm, for which the Khiladi actor received major flak. He later apologised to his fans. “I would like to apologise to you, all my fans and well wishers. Your reaction over the past few days has deeply affected me,” read an excerpt from his post and stated that he has “decided to contrib ute the entire endorse ment fee towards a wor thy cause”.