Salman, Deepika Tops Forbes Indian Celebrity List

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With Tiger Zinda Hai and Race 3, brand endorsements and TV shows Dus Ka Dum and Bigg Boss 12, Salman Khan topped the chart with an earning of Rs 253.25 crore. Deepika Padukone held the  fourth spot.

Salman continues to hold his numero uno position in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. The Bhaijaan of Bollywood kept his place for the third time in a row, as Shah Rukh Khan dropped from last year’s second spot. Akshay Kumar stood at the third position and Deepika Padukone was fourth in the list.

The ranking period ran between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018. And Salman with his big money-making films like Tiger Zinda Hai and Race 3, apart from his brand endorsements and television appearances in Dus Ka Dum and Bigg Boss 12, ensured he topped.

Deepika, who recently got married to Ranveer Singh, is also the highest-earning female celebrity in the list. She also became the first female celebrity to find a place in the top five positions ever since the listing was launched in 2012  an earning of Rs 253.25 crore.