Rabindra Dhungel, 31 august 2020. Hindi film superstar Salman Khan has topped the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.
He has surpassed Shah Rukh Khan as the highest earning celebrity of 2016. Salman’s estimated annual income is around Rs 270.33 crore. The list includes Virat Kohli, Akshay Kumar and MS Dhoni from Chesapeake respectively.
In terms of fame, cricketer Virat Kohli is in the first place. Khalman Khan, 50, is in second place. The force has named the top 100 celebrities on the basis of earnings and fame.
The magazine has attributed the success of 2015’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ and 2016’s ‘Sultan’ to Salman Khan for being number one. According to Forbes India, Salman’s estimated income is 9.84 percent of the top 100 celebrities’ wealth.
Shah Rukh Khan is in the second place among the famous personalities. His annual income is Rs 221.75 crore. He has achieved the third position in fame.
Akshay Kumar, who is ranked fourth in terms of earnings, has an annual income of Rs 203.03 crore. He is in 11th place in fame.
Indian ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is ranked fifth in Forbes. The success of the film based on the life of Dhoni, who retired from Test cricket, made him very popular.
Celebrities Deepika Padukone, Sachin Tendulkar, Priyanka Chopra, Abhitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan are in the top ten.