Virat Kohli Pips MS Dhoni & Sachin Tendulkar in Forbes India 2018 List of Highest Paid Celebs
Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni (File Photo)

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is reaching newer heights with each passing day. This time, he has surpassed the earnings of India’s former captain MS Dhoni and Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Forbes India 2018 list which was released earlier today. Virat Kohli is on number two of the Forbes India list earning Rs 228.09 crore. MS Dhoni is placed on number five of the list with minting Rs 101.77 crore. Sachin Tendulkar is on number nine earning RS 80 crore. Bajrangi Bhaijaan Salman Khan tops the Forbes India 2018 list with 253.25 crore for the third time. 2018 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List: Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone in Top 5 While Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra Slip Majorly.

Akshay Kumar has risen in the Forbes India list in earning with Rs 185 crores. Deepika Padukone tops the female celebrity list occupying number four of the list with 112.8. All thanks to her film Padmaavat which released in India after a plethora of controversy. A while ago, the official account of Forbes India announced the Top 100 list. “The 2018 #ForbesIndiaCeleb100 list is now LIVE! Check out the richest Indian celebrities here! CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST: http://www.forbesindia.com/lists/2018-celebrity-100/1735/1 … | Cover design by: @anjand30 | #SachinTendulkar #AkshayKumar #DeepikaPadukone #AyushmannKhurrana #SunilChhetri #RadhikaApte,” read their tweet.

The list also has names like the Oscar Award winner AR Rahman who is placed on number 11 with earnings of Rs 66.75 crore. The music maestro is the top name in the ‘Singers & Musician’ category. 15 celebrities from south Indian film industry feature in the list, with Kollywood and Tollywood contributing seven actors each.