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I have stopped charging fee, but have a share in profits: Aamir

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Superstar Khan, who turned 53 today, is considered something of a marketing genius in but the says it has been years since he charged remuneration for his films.

The said if his films do well, he earns money and if they fail, he suffers losses.

"Actually, I don't charge a fee. It has been years since I have stopped charging a fee. If my earns less, I earn less and if my makes more money, I make more money," the told reporters while discussing whether stars should take a pay cut.

had a great year with the extraordinary success of "Dangal" in market, which was followed by an equally impressive box office run of "Secret Superstar".

The is currently shooting for "Thugs of Hindostan" in Jodhpur and flew here to be with his family.

"We had wonderful year in terms of success of 'Secret Superstar'. Also this year, I had the privileged of working with Mr on 'Thugs of Hindostan'," he said.

"I hope the work that we are doing on 'Thugs of Hindostan' turns out well and people like the upon its release. As I am working with Amitji for the first time, I hope it turns out to be the most memorable film," he added.

There is a lot of curiosity surrounding his dream project "Mahabharatha" but the is not ready to share details just yet.

"There are a number of things I am working on and as soon as I am clear about what I am doing... I will tell you," he said.

Competition with contemporaries -- and Salman -- is a question that the often faces but like always had a clever reply ready.

"I don't think I am competitive at all with them and I don't think they are either. We all are doing our own stuff. If I am competing with anybody, then it is with myself. I challenge myself to do better work. I feel happy when I see other people's good work," he said.

The made his debut today with a picture of his mother said his wife likes the medium and that's why he decided to be a part of it.

"I am here because of my mother. So I have put her image on first. I felt I should put her image as whatever I am today is because of her. Kiran is using and she has enjoyed the process so I thought I will try it too," he added.

Kiran surprised by receiving him at the airport day.

"I am happy I am getting to spend time with Kiran, Azad and my mother today," he said.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 20:00 IST