SRK tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 chart
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan stood at the pinnacle of inaugural Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.
The 2nd spot was held by Salman Khan, while Indian cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni stood at the 3rd place in the list.
Top 3 earners during October 2011 to September 2012:
- Shah Rukh Khan- Rs 202.8 crore.
- Salman Khan – Rs 144.2 crore
- Dhoni – Rs 135.16 crore
The list considered factors such as celebrities’ income (from the business of entertainment) and fame (as measured by media mentions, online presence and social media followers) in the duration b/w October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012. The celebrities were positioned across 8 categories — film actors, directors, sport stars, TV personalities, singers/musicians, authors, models and comedians.