Ashneer Grover recalls negotiating with Salman Khan for endorsement deal; Shares what actor’s manager told him

Ashneer Grover is a business and a former co-founder of managing director of Indian fintech firm BharatPe. Ashneer grew to become a family identify after his stint in Shark Tank India, the place he was one of many buyers, typically known as sharks on the present. The former MD of BharatPe narrated an incident to do with none aside from the Sultan of Bollywood, Salman Khan. The incident Ashneer narrated was from 2019, when he approached Salman Khan to be the model ambassador of his fintech firm, which was nonetheless within the early levels of progress.

Ashneer narrated a hilarious but insightful incident to do with Salman Khan, in entrance of scholars at Lovely Professional University. He started off by saying that for any business that entails the give and take of money, is a business of belief. With around Rs. 100 cr in his checking account, he needed to run your entire business. To acquire the belief of the potential users and prospects, he thought to make Salman Khan his model ambassador. On asking Salman Khan’s manager about his endorsement charge, the manager quoted an quantity of Rs. 7.5 cr. Ashneer thought to himself that aside kind the endorsement charge, he would additionally need to spend on the advert capturing price, publicity and extra. As he had some finances constraints, he negotiated as a lot as he may, to have Salman as his firm’s ambassador. After just a few rounds of negotiation, they locked the deal at Rs. 4.5 cr. Ashneer additionally stated that the best way he negotiated, at one level, the manager requested him if he had come to buy greens. Ashneer stored telling the manager that he actually didn’t have the money. The firm ultimately grew to become very large and peaked within the lockdown as most individuals started to transact digitally, to keep away from bodily contact.

Watch Ashneer Grover speaking about incident involving Salman Khan, HERE

Salman Khan was final seen in Mahesh Manjrekar’s Antim alongside Aayush Sharma and can subsequent be seen in Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali with Farhad Samji, which is anticipated to release within the final week of 2022. The movie has an ensemble solid with large names from the Telugu and Hindi film trade. After his film with Farhad Samji, he can be seen in Yash Raj Films’ Tiger 3, directed by Maneesh Sharma, alongside Katrina Kaif and Emraan Hashmi which sees an Eid 2023 release. Apart from these movies, work on No Entry Mein Entry with Anees Bazmee and Dabangg 4 with Tigmanshu Dhulia is on. While script for No Entry Mein Entry has been cracked, work on Dabangg 4 continues to be on. The actor even confirmed his presence in Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s sequel Pawanputra Bhaijaan, which is being written by the author of Bajrangi Bhaijaan himself, V Vijendra Prasad.

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