Forbes compiled the list of top 100 Indian celebs according to their 2017 income. The list contains many surprises. The first one is that Salman Khan reigns supreme on the list. He has beaten SRK, Akshay, and Aamir by a huge margin. The surprising flavor doesn’t end here, so let us browse through the list and catch the surprises.
1. Salman Khan – 232.83 Crore
The 51-year-old actors topped the list of Indian celebs. He started his acting journey in 1989 from “Maine Pyaar Kiya” and now he has become one of the highest-paid Bollywood actors. His total earnings for the year were 232.83. Crore.
2. Shah Rukh Khan – 170.50 Crore
On the second spot, it was SRK. The veteran actor earned 170.50 crores this year which was way less than the amount Salman Khan bagged this year.
3. Virat Kohli – 100.72 Crore
To everyone’s surprise, Virat Kohli has beaten big names of Bollywood Akshay Kumar. His total earnings for the year was 100.72 crore.
4. Akshay Kumar – 98.25 Crore
Akshay Kumar was on the top-ten list of highest-paid actors. This year he was seen playing the key roles in movies like Toilet- Ek Prem Katha, Naam Shabana and Jolly LLB 2. His total earnings for the year was 98.25 crore.
5. Sachin Tendulkar – 82.50 Crore
The retired cricketer is still making a whopping amount of money each year. According to Forbes, the God of Cricket bagged 82.50 crores.