Mumbai: Salman Khan emerged as the highest
taxpayer in Bollywood by paying Rs 8 crore in advance tax in
July-September this year.
Thanks to his films Ek Tha Tiger, Dabangg,
Ready and Bodyguard that grossed Rs 100 crore at
the Box Office, Salman Khan is now the highest taxpayer in
Salman Khan's Ek Tha Tiger opposite Katrina Kaif made
almost Rs 198 crore at the Box Office.
Katrina Kaif, on the other hand, paid Rs 2.60 crore this year in
comparison to Rs 1.70 crore that she paid last year. Salman's
career rival, Shahrukh Khan paid Rs 5 crore.
Kumar, whose career is rocking at the moment is said to have
paid Rs 7.5 crore advance tax in comparison to Rs 5 crore that he
paid last year. Aamir Khan paid only Rs 3.25 crore in contrast to
Rs 4.50 crore last year.
Saif Ali Khan, whose films Agent Vinod and
Cocktail got mixed responses at the Box Office paid a tax
of Rs 3 crore compared to Rs 1.7 crore paid last year. His
girlfriend, Kareena Kapoor, whom he will be tying
the knot with very soon, has paid an advance tax of Rs 2.20 crore
compared to Rs 1.5 crore that she paid in the past year. Her
upcoming film Heroine is expected to be one of the biggest
hits of the year.
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan paid Rs 5 crore against the Rs 1.4
crore that he paid last year while his daughter-in-law Aishwarya
Rai Bachchan paid Rs 3 crore. This is a huge leap from the past
year when she paid Rs 1.1 crore.