Hindi cinema is going places and reaching to almost every corner of the world. Movies are making hundreds of Crores of business with ‘PK’, the highest grosser of Indian cinema, collecting more than 700 Crore worldwide. The remunerations of Boollywood heroes have also shot up to the extent of giving neck to neck competition to Hollywood stars.
According to the latest global list of top earning Actors released by Forbes, box-office hit machine Salman Khan and veteran Amitabh Bachchan stood in joint 7th position with earnings of $33.5 million. Action hero Akshay Kumar has also grabbed a place in the top 10 by making to the 9th place with estimated earnings of around $32.5 million. Bollywood king Shah Rukh Khan is at 18th place while Ranbir Kapoor is at 30th spot with estimated earnings of $26 million and $15 million respectively.
Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. of the ‘Iron Man’ franchise topped the list with estimated earnings of $80 million. Jackie Chan acquired the second spot with $50 million.