This dude earned ₹232 crore in one year. How was your 2017?

Salman Khan tops the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list

The Bollywood's Sultan Salman Khan has once again topped the spot in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for the second consecutive year.

He was followed by Shah Rukh Khan with INR 170.50 crore. While Raees' total collections came up to Rs 128 crore, the latter couldn't stand a chance at the box office as the film could rake in only Rs 62 crore with a massive budget of Rs 119 crore.

Moreover, Shah Rukh Khan, with INR1.70 billion, also retained his position at number two as did India's cricket captain Virat Kohli, with INR1 billion, at the third spot.

Statistically, Salman earned INR2.38 billion, backed by endorsements of several consumer-facing brands.

Next year's list is unlikely to see an major upheavals at the top - Salman's Tiger Zinda Hai released today and he has Race 3 on the 2018 slate.

Among the top 10 in the Forbes list, there are only three cricketers along with 8 actors.

Virat Kohli at the launch of his brand One8.

"Dangal" star Aamir Khan had to be satisfied at 6th position with the income of Rs 68.75 crore whereas the former Indian skipper MS Dhoni dropped from his last year's position to number eight. However, their cumulative earnings has declined by nearly 20 percent, down to Rs 504.05 crore compared to last year's total of Rs 626.52 crore. Talking about the south actors in the list, there are 13 actors in the list this year compared to last year's 11.

Another celebrity that retained his position is Akshay Kumar, who minted Rs 98.25 crore. Kohli has different sources of incomes. According to Forbes, the three men collectively made ₹626.52 crore last year; this year they only made ₹504.05 crore. Ninth and tenth spots were occupied by Hrithik Roshan and Ranveer Singh.

Priyanka Chopra was the only woman in the top ten having earned ₹68 crore while Deepika Padukone missed it by a small margin (she earned ₹59.45 crore).

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