Salman Khan tops Forbes’ richest Indian celebrity list; leaves behind SRK and Virat Kohli
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is one of a kind, isn’t he? The ‘Sultan’ actor has a massive fan following and is a favourite of the masses. Now, Forbes magazine has released its richest Indian celebrity list and without a doubt, Salman Khan is at the topmost position.
As per the Hindustan Times report, The 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List rankings are based on estimates of entertainment-related earnings of celebrities. The period under consideration is October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018.
Salman Khan’s earnings are humongous at Rs 253.25 crore and despite going through a middling phase in his career, our universal bhaijaan is showing no signs of stopping. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is at the second position, with total earnings of Rs 228.09 crore. Kohli has become a legendary cricketer with monumental records and is a favourite of the brands.
Akshay Kumar rounds off the top three with the earnings of Rs 185 crore during the consideration period. Another Bollywood biggie i.e. Shah Rukh Khan lost his second spot from Forbes 2017 list and was ranked at number 13 this year.
Bollywood actress and newlywed Deepika Padukone made her way into the top 10 by achieving the number four rank. The ‘Padmaavat’ actress had earnings of Rs 112.8 crore.
Salman Khan has once again proven that he is the King of Bollywood and even at the age of 52, he is still equally popular. On the work front, Salman Khan is currently shooting for Ali Abbas Zafar’s ‘Bharat’.