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MEGASTAR AKSHAY KUMAR AMONGST FORBES’ 2018 LIST OF WORLD’S HIGHEST PAID ENTERTAINERS

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Bollywood megastar Akshay Kumar (for the third successive year) has made it to the ‘World’s 100 Highest-Paid Entertainers’, released by Forbes.

Akshay Kumar becomes the highest paid Indian actor and ranks 7th in ‘The World’s Highest-Paid Actors‘ 2018 list, joining the ranks of international actors such as Robert Downey Jr. and George Clooney. In the overall ‘World’s 100 Highest-PaidEntertainers list he is tied with Scarlett Johansson, securing the 76th spot with earnings of Rs 270 crore ($40.5 million) this year.

Akshay Kumar has been described by Forbes as one of Bollywood’s leading men, “who has transitioned to socially-conscious roles, such as ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha,’ a comedy supporting government campaigns to improve sanitation, and ‘Padman,’ about a guy hoping to provide inexpensive sanitary pads to rural communities. He still mints millions from backend profits and endorsing some 20 brands, including Tata and Eveready.”