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Salman beats SRK and Virat to claim the top position in Forbes India’s 2016 Celebrity 100 list!

Forbes India Magazine has come out with their annual yearly list of 2016’s Celebrity 100. They calculate the positions in terms of their earnings and fame.


Salman Khan has reigned supreme and has claimed the top position with earnings estimated at INR 270.33 crore and has the fame ranking of the 3rd position. Shah Rukh Khan was placed 2nd (Earnings – INR 221. 75 and Fame – 3) and Virat Kohli got the 3rd rank (Earnings – 134.44 and Fame – 1).

Amongst the actresses’ Deepika Padukone beat out Priyanka Chopra. DP claimed the 6th position (INR 69.75 crore and Fame – 8) while PeeCee is in the 8th position (Earnings – INR 76 crore and Fame – 9)

Here are the Top 25 who made the list:

1. Salman Khan

2. Shah Rukh Khan

3. Virat Kohli

4. Akshay Kumar

5. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

6. Deepika Padukone

7. Sachin Tendulkar

8. Priyanka Chopra

9. Amitabh Bachchan

10. Hrithik Roshan

11. Kapil Sharma

12. Ranveer Singh

13. AR Rahman

14. Aamir Khan

15. Arijit Singh

16. Rohit Sharma

17. Yuvraj Singh

18. Sonam Kapoor

19. Ranbir Kapoor

20. Sonakshi Sinha

21. Shahid Kapoor

22. Madhuri Dixit Nene

23. Shikhar Dhawan

24. Jacqueline Fernandez

25. Katrina Kaif

Credits : Pink Villa

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