Akshay Kumar earned more than Salman Khan, ranks higher on Forbes list

Bollywood actors are doing good business! Reports claims that Akshay Kumar has left behind Salman Khan in terms of earning and made more money more than him.

Akshay Kumar earned ₹276 crore and has become the highest-paid celebrity in India.

He has also been ranked 76th among the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities list by Forbes. While Salman Khan ranks at 82 position with the earnings of ₹257 crore.

Akshay has lately been associated with projects like ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ and ‘Padman’. The roles he plays are close to real life characters and also make impact on the social consciousness of audience.

The list has Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan as the only Indian celebrities among the top 100.

What is surprising about the list is that this year Shah Rukh Khan is not named on it. In 2017, he was ranked 65th on the list with earnings of $38 million.

Some other celebrity names on the list include player Cristiano Ronaldo, pop star Katy Perry, tennis icon Roger Federer and singer Beyonce.

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