New Delhi, Dec 5, News24 Bureau: Forbes India Celebrity 100 List 2018 has been released. For the third year in a row, Bollywood star Salman Khan is in the first place. This year he has earned 235.25 crores. This list has been issued between 1 October 2017 and 30 September 2018.
Salman Khan is the most paid Indian celebrity. After Salman, there is no Bollywood celeb in the second place, but sports star Virat Kohli. Virat is at second place with an earning of Rs 228.09 crore with a sharp increase of 116.53 per cent from the previous year. Virat Kohli is in his top form and in terms of earning he is on top of Sports Celebrities.
Last year Virat Kohli was at number three in the Forbes list. Shah Rukh Khan was on the second number. This year he stepped onto second place. Virat Kohli had earned 100 crores last year, but this year he has earned 228 crores.
Virat Kohli married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma last year.
After becoming captain, Virat Kohli broke several records of former captain MS Dhoni. In case of earning, Virat Kohli is ahead of MS Dhoni. Cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni rounded up the top five with Rs 101.77 crore this year.
Let's tell you that Newly-wed actress Deepika Padukone broke into the top five on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. She became the first woman celebrity to find a place in the top five with earnings of Rs 112.8 crore, placing her firmly at rank 4.
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