Salman Khan has been ranked No. 1 on the fifth Forbes India Celebrity 100 List. Salman Khan who turned 50 now has earned a revenue of Rs 270.33 crore. Ranked second on the list, Shah Rukh Khan has an estimated earnings of Rs 221.75 crore. The Forbes’ ranking is based on two parameters: estimates of entertainment-related earnings and estimates of fame. The period under consideration for both is 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016.
India’s Test cricket captain Virat Kohli was the most popular celebrity. Add to that his Rs 134.44 crore estimated earnings, Kohli jumped to the No. 3 spot overall, from No. 7 last year. Akshay Kumar (estimated earnings: Rs 203.03 crore; fame rank 11) has also moved up to No. 4 on the list, thanks to the commercial successes of his movies like Airlift, Rustom and Housefull 3, besides a growing list of brand endorsements.
Source – The Hindu