King Khan does it again! Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is ranked 8th on the Forbes list of 20 of the ‘World’s Highest Paid Actors 2016’. Shah Rukh, whose repertoire contains films from ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ to ‘Chak De India’, is ranked 8th on the list of 20 of the ‘World’s Highest Paid Actors 2016’, tied with ‘Iron Man’ Downey Jr with earnings of USD 33 million.
Bollywood actors are featured in the prestigious Forbes list on 'World's highest paid actors of 2016'. The list includes names of stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, and Salman Khan who are among the world’s highest paid actors of 2016, raking as many dollars as Hollywood heavyweights Robert Downey Jr and Brad Pitt. The list is topped by wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson.
Akshay Kumar is at the 10th rank in the list. He is at par with Hollywood heartthrob Pitt for the 10th position with earnings of USD 31.5 million.
‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ Salman is ranked 14th on the list with earnings of USD 28.5 million, ahead of Oscar-winning actor Leonardo Dicaprio, who is ranked 15th with earnings of USD 27 million and ‘Independence Day’ star Will Smith who comes in on the 17th spot with USD 20.5 million.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan is on the 18th rank with earnings of USD 20 million, ahead of Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey (19) and ‘Star Wars’ legend Harrison Ford (20).
Deepika Padukone, 30, made her debut among world’s top 10 highest paid actresses, with earnings of USD 10 million. She was the only Indian actress and the sole newcomer in the list, coming in on the 10th spot.