3rd Year In A Row Salman Khan Tops Forbes List

Bollywood actor Salman Khan has emerged as the richest Indian celebrity for the third time in a row, according to a Forbes list.

 

The 52-year-old superstar bagged the numero uno spot on Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. According to the publication, Khan earned Rs 253.25 crore through his films, TV appearances and brand endorsements between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018 (period under consideration).

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Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli is at number two position after minting Rs 228.09 crore. He is the first sportsperson to make it to the spot, regularly dominated by a showbiz personality.

Akshay Kumar (Rs 185 crore) on No 3 – a step up for the actor.

Shah Rukh Khan slipped from his number two position to No 13 after raking in Rs 56 crore this year.

Deepika Padukone is No 4 on the list as the highest-earning woman celebrity With Rs 112.8 crore The “Padmaavat” star has become the first woman to break into the top five positions since the inception of the list in 2012.

Cricketers Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar have bagged the fifth (Rs 101.77 crore) and ninth (Rs 80 crore) positions.

Aamir Khan ranks sixth with Rs 97.5 crore, closely followed by his “Thugs of Hindostan” co-star Amitabh Bachchan at No 7 with Rs 96.17 as earnings.

Ranveer Singh is number eight with Rs 84.67 crores and Ajay Devgn ranks tenth on the list with Rs 74.5 crores.

 

Rank Name EarningsĀ (In Rs. crore)
1 Salman Khan 253.25
2 Virat Kohli 228.09
3 Akshay Kumar 185
4 Deepika Padukone 112.8
5 Mahendra Singh Dhoni 101.77
6 Aamir Khan 97.5
7 Amitabh Bachchan 96.17
8 Ranveer Singh 84.67
9 Sachin Tendulkar 80
10 Ajay Devgn 74.5
Rank Name EarningsĀ (In Rs. crore)
11 AR Rahman 66.75
12 Alia Bhatt 58.83
13 Shah Rukh Khan 56
14 Rajinikanth 50
15 Varun Dhawan 49.58
16 Anushka Sharma 45.83
17 Ranbir Kapoor 44.5
18 Arijit Singh 43.32
19 Sanjay Dutt 37.85
20 PV Sindhu 36.5

 

 

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