Be it sports or cinema or music, 2017 has been a great year for each one of these. 2017 has been quite a lucky year for artists and sportspeople.
Forbes has recently come up with a list of celebrities who proved to be the highest earners of this year. You will surely be happy to know that the Forbes list of Indian celebrities consists of leading cricketers and singers, but you will surely feel envy to know 'the hefty amount of money' they earned throughout the year.
PS: Many earn more than 100 CRORES.
Salman Khan, the Bhai of Bollywood who topped the list last year, successfully made it to the first position in 2017 too. His earnings this year: Rs 232.83 crore. Isn't that HUGE?
With his total earning being Rs 170.5 crore this year, King Khan has managed to secure the second position on the list. FYI, Shah Rukh was the second highest earner in 2016 too.
2017 has surely been a fabulous year for Virat Kohli. Kohli's earnings this year: Rs 100.72 crore.
Khiladi Kumar aka Akshay Kumar has made it to the fourth position consecutively this year. His earnings this year: Rs 98.25 crore.
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has bagged the fifth position on the list this year. His total earnings in 2017: Rs 82.5 crore.
Aamir Khan aka Mr Perfectionist of B-Town has secured the sixth rank amongst the highest earning celebrities this year. His total earnings in 2017: Rs 68.75 crore
Piggy Chops who is no less than any other international star now is the only female celebrity to make it to the top ten highest earning celebs of 2017. With her total earnings being Rs 68 crore, Priyanka stood seventh this year.
Mahi aka Mahendra Singh Dhoni earned around Rs 63.77 crore in the year 2017. Ergo, he is in the eighth position on the list.
Hrithik Roshan, the actor with the Greek God looks, has secured the ninth position on the list. His total earnings in 2017: Rs 63.12 crore
Ranveer Singh, the heartthrob of India has stepped down at 10th position on the list this year. His total earnings in 2017: Rs 62.63 crore.
Seems like 2017 wasn't a great one for Deepika Padukone. While her film Padmavati left unreleased, she also stepped down from rank eighth to rank 11th on the list year. Her total earnings in 2017: Rs 59.45 crore.
Music maestro A.R. Rahman succeeded in shifting a step up on the list this year. While he bagged the 15th position in 2016, he has secured the 12th position on the list this year. His total earnings in 2017: Rs 57.63 crore.
Hats off to the girl who made the entire nation proud! P.V. Sindhu has made it to the 13th position on the list. Her total earnings in 2017: Rs 57.25 crore.
Ranbir Kapoor, the chocolate boy of tinsel town, falls on the number 14th. His total earnings in 2017: Rs 55.33 crore.
2017 proved to be a lucky year for director S.S. Rajamouli. While his film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion became the second-highest-grossing Indian film worldwide, he also made his way to the list of highest-earning celebrities. His total earnings in 2017: Rs 55 crore.