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Hrithik, Ranbir, Akshay: Forbes India's powerful celebs of 2013

December 13, 2013 16:45 IST

Hrithik, Ranbir, Akshay: Forbes India's powerful celebs of 2013

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The annual list of Forbes India' Most Powerful Celebrities of 2013 is out with a few surprises and regular fixtures.

Here's a look at the top 10!

10. Hrithik Roshan

Krrish 3 star Hrithik Roshan received a major boost this year, thanks to the immense success of his latest superhero sequel.

The actor had ranked 16th on the same list last year with Rs 68.67 crore in earnings.

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Image: Hrithik Roshan


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9. Katrina Kaif

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Dhoom 3 actress Katrina Kaif jumped up one spot as well -- from last year's tenth to ninth -- in the list.

She had ranked 10th in money and 16th in fame last year.


Image: Katrina Kaif
Photographs: Abhijit Mhamunkar

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8. Ranbir Kapoor

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Katrina's rumoured beau Ranbir Kapoor beats her by one spot, and lands at number eight.

The 31-year-old actor has tasted immense success with hit films like Rockstar, Barfi! and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.


Image: Ranbir Kapoor in Anjaane Anjaana


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7. Virat Kohli

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At 25, cricketing sensation Virat Kohli has earned the distinction of being the youngest person to figure in the top 10 of this list. 


Image: Virat Kohli
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

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6. Akshay Kumar

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Boss actor Akshay Kumar suffered a minor slump from last year's fourth spot to sixth this year.


Image: Akshay Kumar
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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5. Amitabh Bachchan

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Veteran Amitabh Bachchan steadfastly held on to his fifth spot this year too.

He'd earned a whopping Rs 116.3 crore in 2012.


Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Photographs: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

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4. Sachin Tendulkar

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Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar may have retired from active cricket but his influence and fame have only soared.

The ace cricketer takes up the fourth spot this year, an upgrade from last year's sixth. 


Image: Sachin Tendulkar
Photographs: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

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3. Salman Khan

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After lying low for over a year, Salman Khan is back in the limelight.

While the trailer was his new keenly-awaited movie Jai Ho was recently unveiled, the actor makes an appearance at number three on this prestigious list.


Image: Salman Khan
Photographs: Abhijit Mhamunkar
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2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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Prolific Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni occupies the second spot.


Image: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Photographs: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

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1. Shah Rukh Khan

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True to his moniker, Shah Rukh Khan has emerged as the Badshah of the list by retaining his position for a second year in a row.

While he earned a cool Rs 202.83 crore in 2012, he had claimed the first spot in earning and had ranked third in fame.


Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Photographs: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

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