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From Sumbul Touqeer To Tina Datta: Highest Paid Bigg Boss 16 Contestants

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You may love it or hate it, but you just cannot ignore Bigg Boss! Season 16 is no different, and is peppered with fun, suspense and oodles of drama. But, while you're probably enjoying the inane state of in-house events, it's also important to note that BB contestants are paid handsomely. 

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Yes, you read that right. Along with cartloads of fame comes great moolah.  Prize money aside, each day of survival makes the members a lot richer than you'd imagine. So, that said, let's take a look at some of the highest paid contestants in the house. 

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Sumbul Touqeer KhanShe rose to fame after being part of Imlie.  And well, her lucky streak continues at the BB den. Reportedly, she is being paid a whopping Rs. 9 lakhs per week, which totals to Rs 1.68 Cr. up until now.

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Tina DattaDatta became a household name after Uttaran (telecast on Colors TV), met with stupendous success. And reportedly she has already received Rs 1.26 Cr so far for surviving in the house.

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Nimrit Kaur AhluwaliaShe might not have contributed much to the show, but Kaur took home Rs 1.12 Cr. as she exited the house. Ahluwalia  also happens to be one of the most popular TV actresses on Indian television. 

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MC StanAs one of the most popular contestants on Bigg Boss 16 season, MC Stan has raked in Rs. 98 lakhs so far and the figures are expected to grow by leaps and bounds. 

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Priyanka Chahar ChoudharyThe fan club of Priyanka Chahar Choudhary is ruling Twitter, which is truly a big gain for Bigg Boss. The Udaariyaan actress is reportedly  being paid Rs 5-6 lakhs per week for her ongoing BB stint. And, that would total to Rs. 70 lakhs.

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Shiv ThakareAfter winning Bigg Boss Marathi, Thakare's lucky streak continues in Bigg Boss 16 as well. He has reportedly earned Rs. 63 lakhs so far. According to the grapevine, foraying into Bollywood seems like his next move. 

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Shalin BhanotControversy's favourite child Shalin Bhanot has reportedly made Rs. 56 lakhs on the show. And his stay in the BB house feels like the beginning of a long haul. 

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