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Virat Kohli, Salman Khan, Akshay, Top Forbes India Celebrity List 2019.


Virat Kohli, Salman Khan, Akshay, Top Forbes India Celebrity List 2019.


Forbes India has released its celebrity magazine 100 which is topped by Cricketer Virat Kohli with an earning of Rs.252.72 crores.




Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are listed among the top paid celebrities in India, announced Forbes India.


Forbes India has released its celebrity magazine 100 which is topped by Cricketer Virat Kohli with an earning of Rs.252.72 crores.


The earning are estimated based on the endorsements and the profession of these celebrities with the estimates of their fame from 1st October 2018 to September 30, 2019.


According to the magazine, Akshay Kumar is the highest-earning celebrity of the country with an earning of Rs.293.25 crore with a rise of 58.51% compared to the previous year whereas the Salman Khan is placed at 2nd spot with an earning of Rs.229.25 crore.


Following at the 4th spot is Megastar Amitabh Bacchan with an earning of Rs.239.25 crore and Cricketer M.S.Doni takes the 5th spot with an earning of Rs.135.93 crore respectively.


Making a comeback to the list Shah Rukh Khan follows with an earning of Rs.124.38 crore and Ranveer Singh hauls at Rs.118.20 crore. Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar takes the 9th spot in the magazine with an earning of Rs.76.96 crore.


Despite all the talks about pay equality, the top 10 list has only 2 female stars in the  Alia Bhatt features at 8th spot with an earning of Rs.59.21 crore and Deepika Padukone on 10th spot with an earning of Rs. 48 crore.


An improved represented from the South Indian Film Industry was noted by Fobers India Top 100 List.


It Said, "There are 13 celebrities from the South this year (down from 15 in 2018) but their contribution to the cumulative earnings of the top 100 has increased to 12.57 percent from 11.26 percent in the previous year,"


"The inevitability of such lists being dominated by men, which itself tells a tale of the lack of pay parity across genders in every local film industry and in every sport.


"In cricket, a whopping Rs 6.5 crore separates top men players from the women when it comes to the central contract. But when it comes to performance, there is no gap," Brian Carvalho, Editor, Forbes India, in a statement. 



 

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