Deepika Padukone is the richest lady. The highest paid Bollywood actress bagged a position in the Forbes’ top 5 list of richest Indian celebrities, becoming the first woman to do so. The newly-wed actor – whose ‘Padmaavat’ went on to break many records – raked in a phenomenal Rs 112.8 crore this year to become the highest-earning woman celebrity.
As per the media reports, there are 18 women on the list (which first came out in 2012) – down from 21 in 2017. Guess what who tops the list in 2018? It is none another than Bollywood’s Dabangg actor Salman Khan, he is maintaining his position on the top for the third time. He becomes India’s highest-paid celebrity with his earnings amounted to Rs 253.25 crore.
Whereas Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli managed to bag the second spot with earnings amounted to Rs 228.09 crore. The 3rd position is owned by actor Akshay Kumar with a total gross of Rs 185 crore. Number 4th is bagged by Deepika as told you earlier and the 5th spot goes to ‘Captain Cool’ Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who raked in Rs 101.77 crore.