December 2018: With the year coming to an end, a ranked list for the top names in Entertainment have been curated. Forbes factors in the highest paid celebrities and the list features two things, the nation loves, Bollywood and Cricket.
Salman Khan has retained his spot at the first rank. The actor reportedly made INR 253.25 crore this year. With just only one release this year, Race 3 he still managed to have a good year.
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli seconds while Akshay Kumar came in on the third spot.
What stands out on the list is the entry of Deepika Padukone in the top 5 highest paid celebrities in the country. The actress had a pretty great year and her 4th rank on the list makes her the first Indian woman to enter the Forbes Top 100 celebrities list. It also makes her the highest earning female actress with INR 112.8 crore.
Among the top 10 in the list are M.S Dhoni, Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, and Ajay Devgn.