Shah Rukh Khan Tops Forbes India's 'Celebrity 100' List Again; Comedian Kapil Sharma is New Entry

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By Ankita Mehta | December 13, 2013 6:06 PM EST

Bollywood Baadshah Shah Rukh Khan has topped Forbes India's "Celebrity 100" list for the second consecutive time.

Forbes India revealed the second celebrity 100 list on Friday with SRK taking the first spot, followed by cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and "Jai Ho" actor Salman Khan.

This year, the top 10 position is dominated by male celebrities with the exception of Katrina Kaif who made it to the ninth spot with ₹63.75 crore earnings. Katrina moved up from the tenth spot last year.

The "Chennai Express" actor retained the top position in the list with earnings worth ₹220.5 crore. This year, MS Dhoni has taken the second spot in the list, pushing Salman down to the third spot.

At the fourth position is master blaster Sachin Tendulkar followed by megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the fifth position.

Akshay Kumar made it in the top 10 list in the sixth spot, followed by cricketer Virat Kohli at the seventh position. Virat is the youngest person who made it in the top 100 celebrity list.

Position

2013 List

2012 List

1.

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan

2.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Salman Khan

3.

Salman Khan

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

4.

Sachin Tendulkar

Akshay Kumar

5.

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

6.

Akshay Kumar

Sachin Tendulkar

7.

Virat Kohli

Kareena Kapoor

8.

Ranbir Kapoor

Virendar Sehwag

9.

Katrina Kaif

Virat Kohli

10.

Hrithik Roshan

Katrina Kaif

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Virender Sehwag have made a exit from the top 10 list. On the other hand, Ranbir Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan have joined the list with eight and 10th positions, respectively.

The celebrity list includes film stars, television actors, sports personalities, film directors, authors, singers, music directors and stand-up comedians.

The calculation is done on the basis of the stars' earnings from entertainment and endorsement deals in the period starting from 1 October 2012 to 30 September 2013, The Forbes India reported. The stars' fame quotient is also taken into consideration.

Compared to the debut list, 24 of last year's celebrities dropped out of the list. New celebrities like stand-comedian Kapil Sharma, Kamal Haasan, Sridevi and Navjot Singh Sidhu made their way to the list.

"Comdey Nights With Kapil" host Kapil made it to the list by grabbing the the 93rd position with earnings at ₹4.5 crore.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kajol and Shilpa Shetty who have been missing from the silver screen also made it to the list for the second time. To check the complete list click here.

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