With films like Tiger Zinda Hai and Race 3 backed up by endorsements, Salman Khan’s earnings are pegged at Rs 253.25 crore. On the other hand, with no releases last year, Shah Rukh Khan, who ranked 2nd in 2017, is at Rs 56 crore from endorsements.
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket captain has attained the second position this year with Rs 228.09 crore and actor Akshay Kumar is at the third rank with Rs 185 crore.
Deepika Padukone became the first woman celebrity to make it to the top five with earnings of Rs 112.8 crore and ranking fourth among the celebrities.
Cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni rounded up the top five with Rs 101.77 crore, followed by 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.