Deepika Padukone is the highest-paid actress on the Forbes' richest Indian celebs list

New Delhi, Dec 5, News24 Bureau: Forbes India Celebrity 100 List 2018 has been released. The Newly-wed actress Deepika Padukone broke into the top five on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. She became the first woman celebrity to find a place in the top five with earnings of Rs 112.8 crore, placing her firmly at rank 4.

While her husband Ranveer Singh is on number 8 with total earning of Rs 84.7 crore. 

There are total eighteen women on the Forbes list which includes Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif and shuttlers PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal in the top 100.

For the third year in a row, Bollywood star Salman Khan is in the first place. This year he has earned 235.25 crores. This list has been issued between 1 October 2017 and 30 September 2018.

Salman Khan is the most paid Indian celebrity. After Salman, there is no Bollywood celeb in the second place, but sports star Virat Kohli. Virat is at second place with an earning of Rs 228.09 crore with a sharp increase of 116.53 per cent from the previous year. Virat Kohli is in his top form and in terms of earning he is on top of Sports Celebrities.

Cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni rounded up the top five with Rs 101.77 crore this year followed by 'Thugs of Hindostan' actor Aamir Khan (Rs 97.50 crore), Amitabh Bachchan (Rs 96.17 crore), Ranveer Singh (Rs 84.7 crore), Sachin Tendulkar (Rs 80.00 crore) and Ajay Devgn (Rs 74.50 crore) making it to the top 10.

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