Published: Wed, December 05, 2018
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Deepika earns more than Ranveer: 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list

Deepika earns more than Ranveer: 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list

The actor has taken the top spot for the third time in a row. However, superstar Salman Khan has maintained his position on the top for the third time.

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Surprisingly, superstar Shah Rukh Khan has not managed to grab a slot in top 10 and is at number 13 followed by Rajinikanth at number 14.

The actor's earnings are pegged at Rs 253.25 crore.

Every year, Forbes brings out a list of celebrities and rank them in order of their earnings for that particular year. Salman has topped the list for the 3rd consecutive year and interestingly, his earnings constitute 8.06% of the total earnings, Rs 3,140.25 crore of the top 100 celebrities for the year, as per Forbes India.

Deepika Padukone, who gained huge critical and commercial acclaim for her role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2018 film Padmaavat, broke into the top five and snagged the fourth spot with earnings amounting to Rs 112.8 crore.

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Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Ajay Devgn rounded off the top 10 list with ninth and tenth positions respectively. "Last year, the figure was 17 percent lower at Rs 2,683 crore", Forbes India reports. Nayanthara is the only female actor to make it to the list from the south.

15 celebrities from South Indian Cinema also made it to the list.

According to Forbes India, the earnings of Mammootty stands at 18 Crores.

Rohit Sharma is the fifth highest earning sportsperson in India followed by Hardik Pandya who is the biggest gainer this year.

Kohli, who recorded earnings of Rs 100.72 crore past year, finished second in the overall celebrities list.

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