Salman Khan's estimated earnings, as per the latest list, stands at Rs 202.75 Crores. Amitabh Bachchan is at third position, down from his second position last year. Big B earned Rs.112.00 Crores in 2015.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ranked fourth and is followed by Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan in top-ten.
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Aamir Khan made it to the top five for the first time in the Forbes List with Rs. 104.25, all thanks to the box office collections that he generated with mega hit, PK.
According to Forbes magazine, "Their (Celebrities) gross pre-tax earnings are combined with their fame scores to arrive at the Forbes India Celebrity 100 List.''
Talking about Shahrukh Khan, the magazine said, "In fact, his earnings make up as much as 9 per cent of the total wealth of the top 100 celebrities this year - Rs 2,819 crore.''