Forbes Richest Indian Celebrity List For 2014

Check out if your favourite Indian Bollywood star has made it to this prestigious annual list!

1.Salman Khan

Salman Khan in Jai Ho -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Image: Salman Khan in Jai Ho

Forbes India magazine’s list of 100 richest Indian celebrities for the year 2014 is out and it’s gone through a major overhaul. Kick star and Bigg Boss 8 host Salman Khan trumps his rival Khans and the Big B to make it to the top spot this year, with Rs 244.5 crore in earnings. The 48-year-old actor grabbed the number one position both in terms of revenues and fame, which was a first, the Dawnreported.

2. Amitabh Bachchan 

Amitabh Bachchan -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/

The Big B was second in overall ranking and third in the money rankings with earnings of Rs 196.75.
His fame rank was four, which is not surprising since he has nearly 12 million Twitter following, the largest for anybody on that platform in India.

3. Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Image: Shah Rukh Khan in Chennai Express

Meanhwhile, King Khan’s ranking this year dropped to number 2 with earnings of Rs 202.4 crore and his fame rank dropped to seven, leaving his overall ranking at number 3.

4. MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

Taking up the fourth spot was Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, with Rs 141.80 crore in earnings last year.

5. Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Image: Akshay Kumar on the sets of Boss

Actor Akshay Kumar earned a massive Rs 172 crore last year, thanks to another string of hit films like Holiday andEntertainment.

6. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

Cricketer Virat Kohli,  who recently scored a century against Australia in his first test match as skipper at the Adelaide Oval, has raked in a cool Rs 58.43 crore. He takes up the sixth spot on this list.

7. Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Image: Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3

PK star Aamir Khan, who delivered a massive hit with Yashraj’s Dhoom 3 last year, is at number seven with with Rs 80.47 crore in annual earnings.

8. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Image: Deepika Padukone in 

Happy New Year actress Deepika Padukone, who made Rs 67.20 crore last year, is at number eight and the only female celebrity to make it to the top ten.

9. Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Image: Hrithik Roshan

The Bang Bang actor made an impressive Rs 85 crore in the past year. He takes up the ninth spot on the list.

10. Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar -- top 10 richest indian in 2014

Photograh: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar rounds off the list at number 10 with Rs 59.54 crore.


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The original article appeared on rediff.


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