Tamil actors Vijay, Ajith Kumar, Surya and Vikram are in the list of Forbes India Celebrity 100 with the Ilayathalapathy topping the list, which was released yesterday, among the Kollywood actors. The list is headed by Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan followed by MS Dhoni, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar in second, third, fourth and fifth position, respectively.
Vijay has been placed at 28 position, Surya at 43, Ajith Kumar at 61 and Vikram at 67th place. Among actress Kareena Kapoor and Katrina Kaif have been positioned at 7 and 10, respectively. Whereas, our own AR Rahman has been placed at 20th position.
Badminton icon Saina Nehwal, who has been positioned next to Vijay, is the youngest celebrity, who is on the list at the age of 23. Other cine stars from South films are: Mahesh Babu, Pawan Kalyan, Ravi Teja and Nagarjuna.
However, Forbes India Celebrity 100 list is compiled and published by Forbes magazine. The aim of the list is to declare the 100 most powerful celebrities of the year. Income, Google hits, fan base, press clips, magazine covers and many other factors will be taken into account in the annual list.