Shahid Kapoor started his career with the Tips production, Ishq Vishq, which sky rocketed his career. And this is what best explains for the missing figures in the pay packet that he takes home.
“Don't make it a big deal. It's nothing,” he brushes off the talk. We caught up with the actor at the dubbing studio where he is doing patchwork for Satish Kaushik's Milenge Milenge.
So, does he want to set the score right? “Well if you must know, I got into a contract with Tips while signing their film Ishq Vishq. It was mutually agreed between us that I would give them 20 per cent of my income from movies and commercials, if I did any,” he narrates us.
Isn't that a tad unfair? “I would be lying if I said otherwise. Yes, it is a rigid contract and I am still tied to it.
"But, I like to look at it from the point that the film almost gave me a career. So, it isn't that bad, unless you guys want to blow it out of proportion,” he says. sipping on chilled lemon tea. But going by his reactions, the chill is yet to set in.