Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar on Forbes’ list of world’s 10 highest paid actors

Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar on Forbes’ list of world’s 10 highest paid actors

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Forbes' list of world's top 10 actors is out. While Hollywood stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel rule the chart placing themselves in the top-3 slot, our desi actors have also paved their way in the top 10.

Bollywood releases 100 films every year; combined with regional cinema, this makes India one of the biggest film hubs in the world. And Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar, with their massive fan followings and multi-million rupee revenues, have been ranked in the list of world's 10 highest paid actors this year, published by Forbes magazine.

According to Forbes, the earnings of the world's 20 highest-paid actors combined to form a staggering $720 million calculated over the time period between June 2016- June 2017, before fees and taxes. The earnings estimates have been based on data available on websites likes Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, interviews with film trade analysts and inside sources. The magazine also adds that the figures mentioned corresponding to the stars in the list are all pre-tax and fees for agents, managers and lawyers have not been deducted.

Shah Rukh Khan is ranked 8th on the list with an annual earning of $38 million followed by Salman Khan ($37 million) and Akshay Kumar ($35.5 million) respectively in the 9th and 10th position. SRK appeared in Raees that earned around Rs 267 crore world...

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