Bollywood star Salman Khan has been ranked number one on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 List, while Shah Rukh Khan and India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli took the second and third spot respectively. The list also includes Priyanka Chopra as the only female celebrity in the top 10 list!
The 2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List rankings are based on estimates of entertainment-related earnings of celebrities, from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. Sultan star Salman Khan grabbed the top spot for the second successive year, despite the subdued box office performance of his recent film Tubelight. The actor earned Rs 232.83 crore, including endorsements of several brands.
Shah Rukh Khan, with Rs 170.5 crore, also retained his position at number two, as did India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli, with Rs 100.72 crore, at number three.