Salman, Shah Rukh and Akshay among Forbes top 10

Ruben Ruiz
August 23, 2017

Shah Rukh Khan has always kept himself as an actor, besides being such a larger than life superstar he is!

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan shot the first episode of TED Talks Hindi late Tuesday and guess who was the first guest? Akki has been a box office victor in 2016 who gave superhits like "Airlift" and "Rustom". Salman Khan earned 237 Crores and Akshay Kumar 227.50 Crores, revealed Forbes. Though an official confirmation on the same is awaited it is learnt that while one of Shah Rukh Khan's characters will be a dwarf in the film, the other will be a regular charismatic character that the actor is known for.

Shahrukh is at the eighth spot on the list with earnings of $38 million, followed by Salman in the ninth position with $37 million.

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If you have been wondering who topped the list, then let us enlighten you a bit more.

Akshay bagged the 10 position in the Forbes world's highest paid actors 2017. Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar, three of the big names in B-town were listed by Forbes in as the highest paid actors globally. The Jolly LLB 2 star was ranked at the same position previous year as well with $31.5 million. Akshay, referred to as "king of Bollywood box office for over a quarter of century" by Forbes, earned his millions from four films released in the scoring period which is June to June. He took home a pay cheque of $65 million thanks to Baywatch, Jumanji and TV show Ballers. While Hollywood stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel rule the chart placing themselves in the top-3 slot, our desi actors have also paved their way in the top 10. Adam Sandler ($50.5 million) and Jackie Chan ($49 million) ranked 4 and 5 respectively. Ryan Gosling and Samuel L Jackson also make it.

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