Forbes celebrity list

ShahRukh Khan, Salman Khan on Top of Forbes Celebrity List 2016

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Aamir Khan’s Dangal is now released, and as per the reviews coming in, it’s doing a great job. But still, it will take some more time to know the actual feedback from the audience. In the meanwhile, it seems that Salman has already left behind Aamir to include his name on the top of Forbes celebrity list 2016. For Sallu, he has to say thanks to his recently released blockbuster Sultan.

Salman not only topped the Forbes celebrity list 2016 but has also left behind some other stars like Amitabh Bachchan, ShahRukh Khan, Rajnikanth, Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan. The Forbes list includes the names of top 10 celebrities of the country related to earnings and fame.

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If we analyze last year’s results, the name of ShahRukh Khan in the Forbes celebrity list topped the chart. Sallu was in the second slot. But this year, he claimed the first slot, leaving behind everyone. However, Aamir Khan is a little bit down the line, coming on the 14th slot. Aamir is beaten by a new entrant Kapil Sharma, who has taken the position of number 11. In the same ways, there are some other Indian stars that have taken place in the fortune magazine list – AR Rehman, who’s in the number 13 position.

It was SRK who topped the Forbes Celebrity List last year

As Salman is on the top of Forbes celebrity list 2016, there are only two Indian actresses in top 10. They’re Deepika Padukone (number 6) and Priyanka Chopra (number 8). In the same ways, Amitabh Bachchan is at number 9 and Hrithik Roshan comes at number 10. The other one is Akshay Kumar, who, after giving 4 hits in a row with a gross earning of Rs 203.3 Crores is at number 4. The names of other celebrities that include in top 10 are Virat Kohli (number 3), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (number 5) and Sachin Tendulkar (number 7).

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Now, if we come to the respective earnings of the stars listed above, then Salman Khan tops the Forbes celebrity list with Rs.270.33 Crores. He’s way ahead as compared to the earnings of SRK of Rs. 221.75 Crores for this year. Rajnikanth comes at number 30 with an earning of almost 35 Crores. .Ranveer Singh comes to the number 12 slot with his respective earnings of Rs. 67.42 Crores. Likewise, Sonakshi Sinha comes at number 20 position. Read full review on Indian Express

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