Salman Khan Tops Forbes’ Richest Indian Celeb List 2018

Salman Khan Tops Forbes’ Richest Indian Celeb List 2018

Forbes India said this year's list has 18 women, down from 21 last year. The number of Bollywood actors is down from 33 to 31, despite their cumulative earnings increasing by 12.89 percent from the previous year.

According to the publication, Salman earned Rs 253.25 crore through his films, TV appearances and brand endorsements between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018 (period under consideration). Deepika was a major success this year with Padmaavat breaking major box office records. She is only after Salman Khan who tops the list for the third consecutive year, followed by Virat Kohli and Akshay Kumar. Akshay Kumar bagged third position with the total gross of Rs. 185 crore this year.

Priyanka Chopra slipped from last year's seventh rank to the 49th position this year, while Shah Rukh Khan slipped by 11 positions, standing at No 13 this year.

Other celebrities to make it to the top 10 are - cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, actors Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Ranveer Singh, retired cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, and actor Ajay Devgn.

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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 past year. With a yearly earning of Rs 50 crore, Rajinikanth is at the 14th spot.

In Telugu film Industry, 7 celebrities have occupied place in the list of Forbes India Celebrity 100. Previous year the Chennai Express actor was at the second position with earnings of ₹170.5 crores.

Deepika Padukone has become the first ever woman to rank among the top five richest celebrities in India according to a list published by the Forbes India magazine.

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