Shah Rukh Khan acquires No. 1 position in 2015 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List!
Shah Rukh Khan. the King

After slipping to No. 3 position last year, Shah Rukh Khan is back to rule the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list of 2015!

Shah Rukh Khan made the maximum amount of money this year—a whopping Rs 257.5 crore. This is the highest any celebrity has ever made in these four years since the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list was started. In fact, his earnings are 9 percent of the total wealth of the top 100 celebrities this year—Rs 2,819 crore!

At number 2 is Salman Khan with Rs. 202.75 crore. Amitabh Bachchan follows him with total earning of Rs.112.00 crore. Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni maintains his position of last year at No. 4. Aamir Khan entered the Top 5 for the first time thanks to his superhit PK and revenues from various endorsements that have brought Rs 104.25 crore.

In terms of fame, Amitabh Bachchan was at the top of the list with about 17.5 million followers on Twitter, the highest-ever for any celebrity on our list.

Here’s the list of Top 10 in the 2015 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List based on their earnings-

Name of CelebrityTotal Revenue (In Crores)
Shah Rukh Khan257.50
Salman Khan`202.75
Amitabh Bachchan112.00
Mahendra Singh Dhoni119.33
Aamir Khan104.25
Akshay Kumar127.83
Virat Kohli104.78
Sachin Tendulkar40.00
Deepika Padukone59.00
Hrithik Roshan74.50

There are 14 debutants in the list as well including cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin at No 31. Baahubali Filmmaker SS Rajamouli and actor Prabhas also made it to the list.