Having slipped to number three last year, he has wrested back the top position from 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' star Salman Khan. Salman has dropped to the second slot this year, a statement said.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has slipped to the third slot (from number two last year) while cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni maintains his rank at number four.

SRK's earnings are estimated at Rs 257.5 crore, the highest ever any celebrity has made in the four-year history of the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list.

In fact, his earnings make up as much as nine percent of the total wealth of the top 100 celebrities this year – Rs 2,819 crore.

While the Forbes India Rich List focuses on net worth, the Celebrity 100 list is arrived at by measuring money (earnings estimates) and fame.

The list includes movie actors, television stars, sportspersons, authors, film directors, music directors, singers and stand-up comedians.


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