Nayantara in the only woman from south India to make it to the 100's list of Forbes' richest Indian celebrity.
Debuting on this list this year are actress Taapsee Pannu, south actors Nayanthara, Vijay Deverakonda and Hari, sportspersons Jasprit Bumrah, Manish Pandey and Shubhankar Sharma, music producer Nucleya and director R Balki. Dabangg Khan has topped the list for the 3rd consecutive year with his earnings slated at Rs 253.25 crore, thanks to the commercial success of his movies, Tiger Zinda Hai and Race 3.
Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli has followed Salman Khan with total earnings of Rs. 228.04crore. Actor Akshay Kumar completed the top three, with Rs 185 crore in earnings in the period under consideration for the list.
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.
With no release during the period under review, Shah Rukh Khan slipped from his number two position to No. 13 after raking in Rs 56 crore this year.
Rajinikanth, who has earned Rs 50 crore has been placed in the 14th position.
In Telugu film Industry, 7 celebrities have occupied place in the list of Forbes India Celebrity 100.
The highest earning women celebrity in India, Deepika Padukone earns more than her co-actor Ranveer Singh, whom she married recently.
Priyanka Chopra lost her last year's seventh rank (Rs 68 crore) and settled for No. 49 with Rs 18 crore as earnings in 2018.