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Shah Rukh Khan tops Forbes list of highest-paid in Bollywood: Aamir, Akshay and Hrithik in top five

Sultan star Salman Khan came in No. 2 on the magazine’s ranking of top-earning Bollywood actors and actresses with $37 million. Toilet Ek prem Katha star Akshay Kumar was right behind with $35.5 million.

bollywood Updated: Aug 31, 2017 10:43 IST
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In this April 13, 2016 file photo, actor Shah Rukh Khan poses for photographers in London. (AP)

Forbes magazine has said Shah Rukh Khan is Bollywood’s highest money-maker, earning $38 million in the past year, thanks to movies such as Raees.

Sultan star Salman Khan came in No. 2 on the magazine’s ranking of top-earning Bollywood actors and actresses with $37 million. Jolly LLB actor Akshay Kumar was right behind with $35.5 million.

The rest of the top five includes Dangal star Aamir Khan and Mohenjo Daro actor Hrithik Roshan.

Two women made the Top 10 list. They are Deepika Padukone, who is No. 6, with $11 million, and Quantico star Priyanka Chopra, at No. 7 with $10 million.

The rankings are based on data that includes revenue from endorsements, advertising and product lines between June 2016 and June 2017 before fees and taxes.

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First Published: Aug 31, 2017 10:43 IST