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Salman Khan tops Forbes' richest Indian celebrity list for 2014

Last updated on: December 14, 2014 17:22 IST
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Image: Salman Khan in Jai Ho

Forbes India magazine's list of 100 richest Indian celebrities for the year 2014 is out and it's gone through a major overhaul.

Kick star and Bigg Boss 8 host Salman Khan trumps his rival Khans and the Big B to make it to the top spot this year, with Rs 244.5 crore in earnings.

The 48-year-old actor grabbed the number one position both in terms of revenues and fame, which was a first, the Dawn reported.

Check out the top ten here:

2. Amitabh Bachchan 

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The Big B was second in overall ranking and third in the money rankings with earnings of Rs 196.75 crore.

His fame rank was four, which is not surprising since he has nearly 12 million Twitter following, the largest for anybody on that platform in India.

3. Shah Rukh Khan

Image: Shah Rukh Khan in Chennai Express

Meanhwhile, King Khan’s ranking this year dropped to number 2 with earnings of Rs 202.4 crore and his fame rank dropped to seven, leaving his overall ranking at number 3.

4. MS Dhoni

Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

Taking up the fourth spot was Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, with Rs 141.80 crore in earnings last year.

5. Akshay Kumar

Image: Akshay Kumar on the sets of Boss

Actor Akshay Kumar earned a massive Rs 172 crore last year, thanks to another string of hit films like Holiday and Entertainment.

6. Virat Kohli

Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

Cricketer Virat Kohli,  who recently scored a century against Australia in his first test match as skipper at the Adelaide Oval, has raked in a cool Rs 58.43 crore.

He takes up the sixth spot on this list.

7. Aamir Khan

Image: Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3

PK star Aamir Khan, who delivered a massive hit with Yashraj's Dhoom 3 last year, is at number seven with with Rs 80.47 crore in annual earnings.

8. Deepika Padukone

Image: Deepika Padukone in 

Happy New Year actress Deepika Padukone, who made Rs 67.20 crore last year, is at number eight and the only female celebrity to make it to the top ten.

9. Hrithik Roshan

Image: Hrithik Roshan

The Bang Bang actor made an impressive Rs 85 crore in the past year. He takes up the ninth spot on the list.

10. Sachin Tendulkar

Photograh: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar rounds off the list at number 10 with Rs 59.54 crore.

(With inputs from ANI)

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