Janhvi Kapoor recently spoke on the paparazzi culture in Bollywood. In a recent interview while promoting her film 'Mr and Mrs Mahi', she revealed that paparazzi get paid based on the images they take.

In an interview with Lallantop, india Today's sister station, Janhvi disclosed the existence of a 'celebrity ration card'. She stated that during film promotions, photographers are invited to take photographs at the airport. 
She said, "Har celebrity ka ek ration card jaise hota hai. Inki picture itne mein bikti hai. Agar aapka price ho, toh pohnch jaate hain, gaadi follow kar lete hai. Agar price itna high nahi hai, toh bulaya jaata hai kai baar. (Every celebrity has a sort of ration card. Their picture sells for a certain amount. If your price is high enough, they reach for you and follow your car. If the price is not that high, sometimes they are invited.)

Giving her own example, Janhvi said, "Jaise abhi film ki promotion chal rahi hai toh, unko bulaya gaya tha airport meri tasveer khichne. (Just like now, when the film's promotion is going on, they were invited to the airport to take my picture.)

Janhvi mentioned that each celebrity has a value attached to their photos. Janhvi added, "Lekin jab film ki promotion nahi ho rahi hai, jab shoot mein nahi jaari hoon, jab gayab hona chahti hoon, tab woh, agar woh extra effort loge, toh woh aap nahi dekhoge. Aisa kahi baar hua hai ki ya toh woh aapke gaadi ko follow karte hai, kyunki har picture ka, har image ka unhe paisa milta hai. (But when the film promotion is not happening, when I'm not going to a shoot, when I want to disappear, then if they make that extra effort, you won't see that. Many times, it has happened that they either follow your car because they get money for every picture, for every image.)

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