Published On: Sat, Dec 12th, 2015

King Khan is on top in Celebrity 100 list



The King Khan of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, got the first position in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list in 2015. In 2014 megastar of India was on third position while another superstar of Bollywood Salam Khan was on number one position last year.

The eminent Indian magazine stated that Salman is on the second slot this year. Well known luminary Amitabh Bachchan has dropped to the third position (from number two last year) whereas cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni sustains his position at number four. SRK’s earnings are expected at INR2.57 billion, the maximum ever any star has made in the four-year record of the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.

Actually, the income he makes up as huge as 9% of the whole wealth of the top 100 celebrities this year – INR28.1 billion. Whereas the Rich List of the magazine pinpoints on net worth, the list for 100 celebrity is organized according to the earning and money and eminence they posses.

The celebrities, who are included in this list, are film actors, television celebrities, sportspersons, writers, movie directors, music directors, singers and stand-up comedians. But the King Khan is still not on number one position according to the fame ranking. He is behind the Shahansha of Bollywood Amitab Bachchan, who is on number one for his fame as over 18 million people has follow him on Twitter, the highest-ever for any celebrity on the list.

Mr. Perfectionist and Bollywood star, Aamir Khan, has included in the top five celebrities for the first time. This is all because his stunning performance in PK and incomes from brand promotions which supported him to collect an estimated INR1.4 billion, his uppermost in the last four years. It’s a boost of 145% to the quantity he earned in 2012.

Despite all the facts, the actors Alia Bhatt and Madhuri Dixit have got the positions without any film release in the time period under concern (October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015). This rise on the list is happened because of their earnings by brand promotions and recognition.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.