Doubts were raised when Aha Video first announced that Nandamuri Balakrishna will be hosting their celebrity talk show, Unstoppable. There were murmurs that Balakrishna doesn't have the composure to host a full-fledged talk show. But Balayya left his doubters in the dust as he came up with a splendid job as the host of Unstoppable. His impeccable work as the host of the show left the Telugu OTT audience greatly excited and it bought great viewership to Aha Video. It is even reported that Aha Video's viewership witnessed a big spike since the premieres of Balakrishna's Unstoppable.
Now, we are hearing that Balakrishna received a reasonably good paycheque for Unstoppable. He is said to have pocketed around about Rs 2.5 crores for hosting the show. This is a fancy paycheque for a mere 10 days' work but one might feel that Balayya was underpaid, given the impetus and josh he bought not just to Unstoppable, but also to Aha Video. His talk show, Unstoppable garnered great branding value to Aha Video as well. His sheer entertaining capabilities were in full display with the show and his fans immensely enjoyed the same.
Now that the inaugural season of the show has turned out to be a blockbuster, we can expect Aha Video to revive it for the second season. And for the second season, Balakrishna is expected to be paid a much bigger amount as remuneration. It needs to be said that Balakrishna has almost singlehandedly pushed the branding value of Aha Video to a whole new level. It is also heard that Aha Video management is greatly impressed with Balakrishna's work and they are planning on giving him a super costly gift as a token of gratitude.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Balakrishna will soon be joining the sets of NBK107, which is being directed by Gopichand Malineni. Balakrishna is said to be playing a powerful dual role in the film. The film has Shruti Hassan in the female lead role and it also has Duniya Vijay and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in supporting roles. Balayya plays a powerful role in the full on action thriller.