Kapil Sharma, the man behind Comedy Nights With Kapil, has been listed at 33rd place in 2014 Forbes India Celebrity 100, he has beaten superstars like Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Ranveer Singh and many others.
With an earning of 12.5 crores, Kapil has put himself in 47th slot in Money Rank and 27th slot in Fame Rank.
Kapil had made his place in the list for the first time in 2013 by securing a 93rd slot but has moved way up in just an year. "Comedian Kapil Sharma has made the biggest climb this year; He's up 60 places to 33 as his show Comedy Nights with Kapil continues to enthrall audiences," said Firstbiz.
The ace comedian has become one of the most wanted host, comedian, ambassador and actor this year. Along with his super hit comedy show which has remained the most watched non-fiction show, he is representing a number of brands and has also signed an Abbas-Mustan film.
For a comedian with no celebrity family background, the steep climb of Kapil Shama is highly appreciated. His success is quite apparent, with him beating superstar actors like Rajinikanth, Aishwarya, Farhan, Ranveer and many other internationally famous celebrities.