He wasn't just role playing in the Income tax advertisement coaxing the citizens to pay their taxes, but Akshay Kumar has stood true to his image and is the highest tax payer from Bollywood for the second year straight.
Akki paid an advance tax of Rs. 9 crore in March, 2010, taking his total advance tax payment in the current financial year to Rs. 18 crore. He paid Rs. 31 crore in 2008-09, a period that saw him delivering hits after hits.
Akshay's big movies and even bigger brand endorsement deals are him helping roll in the all the moolah.
The superstar feels that it's his duty to give back to the society what he has received. Precisely why he is not only paying his taxes loyally but is extending Akshay Kumar as a brand to bring awareness about the necessity of paying taxes.
Also in the queue of diligent tax payers is Aamir Khan, with a tax payment of Rs. 12 crore, with Shah Rukh Khan following him. While Salman Khan made a total tax payment of Rs 5.5 crore.
Moving to other Bollywood stars, Abhishek Bachchan paid an advance tax of Rs. 4.15 crore in March, 2010, while Aishwarya Rai paid Rs. 2 crore. Big B paid an advance tax of Rs 2.9 crore in March, 2010, taking his total advance tax payment in the year to Rs 4 crore.
Ranbir Kapoor paid an advance tax payment of Rs. 2.1 crore in March, 2010. Next is queue is Kareena Kapoor, who paid an advance tax of Rs 1.45 crore in March 2010 taking the total to Rs 3.65 crore. Saif Ali Khan made a payment of Rs. 1.52 crore.