Forbes lists Salman Khan as India’s richest celebrity

Forbes lists Salman Khan as India's richest celebrity

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has topped the 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for the third year in a row. 

His contemporary Shah Rukh Khan, however, dropped from second place to the 13th.

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli jumped one spot to the second rank, while actor Akshay Kumar moved to the third rank. 

Deepika Padukone emerged the highest earning female celebrity, moving up to the fourth rank, from 11th last year. 

Clocked between October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2018, the list ranks celebrities based on estimates of entertainment-related earnings.