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

05 December 2018, 09:09 | Elsie Buchanan

AR Rahman and Rajinikanth

AR Rahman and Rajinikanth

Forbes India said this year's list has 18 women, down from 21 last year. "A year ago it was 17 per cent lower at ₹2,683 crores".

On the back of ₹253.25 crore earned through his film releases, television appearances and brand endorsements between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018, the 52-year-old actor became India's highest-paid celebrity on the list for the third consecutive year. While Tiger Zinda Hai set new box office records and collected over Rs 300 crore, Race 3 stopped after scraping past Rs 100 crore. The Academy Award victor is at the 11th place and has earned about Rs 66.75 crore, according to the list. He is followed by Virat Kohli, India's cricket captain (Rs 228.09 crore) and another Bollywood superstar, Akshay Kumar (Rs 185 crore).

The list has been dominated by the Bollywood celebrities and sports persons, most of the prominent names featuring in it.

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Shah Rukh Khan slipped down from his No. 2 position to No. 13 after raking in Rs 56 crore this year.

Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan hold the sixth and the seventh positions respectively. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is at the fifth place with Rs 101.77 crore.

Ranveer Singh is number eight with Rs 84.67 crores and Ajay Devgn ranks tenth on the list with Rs 74.5 crores.

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Rajinikanth, who has earned Rs 50 crore has been placed in the 14th position.

15 actors from the South film fraternities featured on the list, with Nayanthara being the only female actor on the list from the region. Forbes India annually lists down personalities with the highest net worth and Deepika made it to the fourth spot this year with a net worth of Rs. 112.8 crores.

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