Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar among world’s top 10

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Shah Rukh Khan The a lot awaited Forbes’ listing of highest paid actors on the planet is out now, and it’s a excellent news for Bollywood followers. Whereas Mark Wahlberg has topped the listing this yr, three Indian actors discover place within the prime 10. Whereas Shah Rukh Khan is at quantity eight, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar observe at quantity 9 and 10 respectively. In keeping with Forbes, whereas SRK earned $38 million (Rs 243.50 cr), Salman made $37 million (Rs 237 cr) and Akshay took house $35.5 million (Rs 227.5 cr).

These three actors have been anticipated to be within the listing as they’re the very best earners on the planet’s largest

movie business when it comes to numbers of movies produced yearly. Nevertheless, Aamir Khan’s absence from the listing is stunning whose Dangal has damaged the worldwide assortment information for any Indian movie. It collected over Rs 2000 cr ($312 million) in China alone.

The journal says it has collected the info over a interval of 12 months ranging from June 1, 2016. Dangal launched on December 23, 2016 and most of its incomes got here inside the specified interval.

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Mark Wahlberg is surprisingly the very best incomes actor on the planet with $68 million kitty. That’s virtually 79% extra revenue than Shah Rukh Khan. Wahlberg, 46, made to the highest due to his pay days for motion pictures Daddy’s House 2 and Transformers: The Final Knight, in accordance with the Forbes rating launched on Tuesday.

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The rapper-turned-actor knocked 2016 chief Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson into second place, with estimated 2017 earnings of $65 million. Forbes estimates earnings, earlier than taxes and administration charges, from motion pictures, TV and business endorsements.

The Forbes listing

The Forbes listing once more highlighted Hollywood’s gender pay hole. Final week, the journal named La La Land Oscar winner Emma Stone because the world’s highest paid actress with an estimated 2017 take of $26 million. Forbes stated the 10 highest-paid main males earned a mixed $488.5 million earlier than tax in its June 2016-June 2017 scoring interval, practically 3 times greater than the $172.5 million earned by the highest 10 scoring girls.

Forbes attributed the disparity to the prevalence of superhero and motion blockbusters that earn massive on the field workplace for Hollywood studios however are likely to have fewer main roles for girls.

Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp, who for years has been among the many prime 5 paid actors, didn’t make the highest 20 this yr, Forbes stated. Depp is presently embroiled in a bitter lawsuit together with his former enterprise managers who’ve detailed what they describe as his lavish spending habits.

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Vin Diesel ($54.5 million), Adam Sandler ($50.5 million) and Jackie Chan ($49 million) have been adjudged third, 4th and fifth on this listing. Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr and Tom Cruise got here sixth and seventh earlier than Indian actors took over the listing.

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La La Land star Emma Stone leads the race of the very best paid actresses on the planet, however her incomes of $26 million is nowhere near the very best paid actors. She is intently adopted by Jennifer Aniston with $25.5 million and Jennifer Lawrence with $24 million. This exhibits how massive the gender pay hole is in Hollywood.