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Salman Khan tops Forbes India celebrity list, again

At The 49th Spot Salman Khan tops Forbes India celebrity list, again
Kristopher Love | 05 December, 2018, 15:13

Salman's earnings are pegged at Rs 253.25 crore. Popular actress Nayanthara has also found a place in the Celebrity 100 List. Varun Dhawan with an income of little more than 49 crores completes the top 15 list. During this period, Salman Khan starred in two blockbuster films - Tiger Zinda Hai and Race 3.

According to Forbes, this was "a lucrative year with cumulative earnings of ₹3,140.25 crores". Forbes India annually lists down personalities with the highest net worth and Deepika made it to the fourth spot this year with a net worth of Rs. 112.8 crores.

Superstar Salman Khan is the richest Indian celebrity for the third year in the row, as per the 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.

Adding another feather to her hat, Deepika Padukone has become the only women ever to make it to the top 5 of Forbes India's 100 celebrity list.

At The Top Spot

Hardik Pandya turned out to be a huge gainer on the list of sportspersons, as he bagged Rs 28.46 crores in 2018 as compared to Rs 3.04 crores previous year.

Cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni rounded up the top five with Rs 101.77 crore, followed by Aamir Khan (Rs 97.50 crore), Amitabh Bachchan (Rs 96.17 crore), Ranveer Singh (Rs 84.7 crore), Sachin Tendulkar (Rs 80.00 crore) and Ajay Devgn (Rs 74.50 crore) making it to the top 10.

Rohit Sharma is the fifth highest earning sportsperson in India followed by Hardik Pandya who is the biggest gainer this year. While Bumrah is 60th on the list of top-earning celebrities with earnings of Rs 16.42, Pandey stood 77th with Rs 13.08 crores in his pocket.

"The Celebrity 100 is a definitive barometer of earnings of celebrities".