Deepika Padukone makes more money than husband Ranveer Singh: Forbes rich list

Akshay Kumar positioned third earns Rs 185 crore yearly

Akshay Kumar positioned third earns Rs 185 crore yearly

Her earnings of Rs 112.8 crore sealed her spot on the list. Ranveer Singh, who recently married Deepika sits on eighth place with earnings amounting to Rs 84.67 crore in 2018.

Hindi cinema actor Salman Khan has yet again topped Forbes India's annual list of the highest-paid celebrities of the year.

Salman Khan earned Rs 253.25 crore between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018 through his film releases, television appearances and brand endorsements, Forbes India reports. Cricketer Virat Kohli is the second richest celebrity in the list, followed by Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone and MS Dhoni.

The 52-year-old star bagged the numero uno spot on Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.

A total of 18 female celebrities made it to the top 100 of the Forbes' list, which is a decline from the 21 reported back in 2017. The Academy Award victor is at the 11th place and has earned about Rs 66.75 crore, according to the list. Meanwhile, the list features 18 women, who have earned a total of Rs 493.07 crore, even as the total earnings of all the 100 celebrities stands at Rs 3,140.25 crore.

Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni is at number 5, Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan at number 6, megastar Amitabh Bachchan at 7, Ranveer Singh at number 8, Sachin Tendulkar at 9 and Ajay Devgn at number 10 respectively.

Despite having retired, Sachin Tendulkar stayed strong at the ninth position, surpassing PV Sindhu, Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Suresh Raina, Saina Nehwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Srikanth Kidambi and Vijender Singh, who also found their space on the list.

Actress Nayanthara, whose earnings stand at Rs 15.17 crore, is the only woman from the South Indian film industry to make it to the list, following the success of her dark comedy, "Kolamavu Kokila" and the thriller "Aramm".

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