Kylie is B'wood's highest paid foreign celeb

Mar 15, 2009 IANS

London, March 15 (IANS) Australian pop star Kylie Minogue has become the highest paid foreign celebrity in Bollywood after pocketing more than $1 million (800,000 pounds) for performing a single song.

The "Fever" star lent vocals and shot for a dance number in Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd's maritime feature "Blue", reports

After recording the song in London, the singer has shot for the song with Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Zayed Khan and Lara Dutta in India.

"Kylie couldn't have been more perfect. Her beautiful voice and bubbly personality are adored by so many. She is the perfect diva," said Akshay.

For her Indian colleagues, Minogue said: "My overriding memory is the warmth and professionalism of people. I arrived as a stranger but left considering myself as family."

It's not the first time the singer has bagged a huge fee for a cameo turn. Last year, she earned a reported $2.1 million (1.5 million pounds) for a 45-minute performance set in Dubai.

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