Salman Khan tops Forbes India celebrity list, again

Doug Mendoza
December 5, 2018

Well, the personality from South India who is highest on the list is AR Rahman.

Kapil's downfall began as soon as his show went off air in September past year owing to dwindling TRPs and he put his career on backburner to focus on his health. Salman, 52, cemented his place in the top spot thanks to the commercial success of his movies "Tiger Zinda Hai" and "Race 3".

Kohli, who recorded earnings of Rs 100.72 crore a year ago, finished second in the overall celebrities list.

The list has been dominated by the Bollywood celebrities and sports persons, most of the prominent names featuring in it.

In 2015, Shah Rukh Khan had topped the list, however this year the actor did not make it to the top 10 as he did not have any film releases during the time under review. Akshay Kumar bagged third position with the total gross of Rs. 185 crore this year. Though he retired from the game in 2013, his earnings stood at 80 crore this year compared to the average of 73.12 crore over the past seven years.

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is at the sixth place with Rs 97.5 crore followed by Amitabh Bachchan at Rs 96.97 crore.

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Deepika's actor husband Ranveer Singh comes in at number eight, while Virat's actress wife Anushka Sharma occupies the 16th spot.

Meanwhile, 2.0 star Rajinikanth featured at #14 with earnings of Rs 50 crore.

The actor's earnings are pegged at Rs 253.25 crore.

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.

In Telugu film Industry, 7 celebrities have occupied place in the list of Forbes India Celebrity 100.

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