Salman Khan tops Forbes’ richest Indian celebrity list
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is the richest Indian celebrity, according to the 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, which he has topped for the third consecutive year. Shah Rukh Khan has fallen out of the top 10 list. The 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List rankings are based on estimates of entertainment-related earnings of celebrities. The period under consideration is October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. The actor’s earnings are pegged at ₹253.25 crore. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli jumped one spot to the second rank, with total earnings of ₹228.09 crore, a sharp increase of 116.53% from the previous year. Actor Akshay Kumar completed the top three, with ₹185 crore in earnings in the period under consideration for the list.