Salman Khan has come out on top and emerged as the celebrity with the highest earnings, according to Forbes India’ list of 100 celebrities. This year, however, Salman Khan has claimed the top slot, courtesy his blockbuster hit Sultan.
Shah Rukh Khan has ranked second in the list and Virat Kohli, who has had a dream year, ranked in third.
Salman Khan’s total earnings stand at Rs 270.33 crores compared to Shah Rukh Khan’s total earnings of Rs 221.75 crores this year. Rajnikanth who gave blockbuster Kabali this year is at number 30 with total earnings of Rs 35 crores. Above Rajinikanth – Kapil Sharma, Ranveer Singh and A R Rahman are at positions 11, 12 and 13.
Deepika Padukone was ranked 10 on the equivalent list of female stars and Priyanka Chopra was in eighth place on the list of highest paid TV actresses.