Kochi: Malayalam actors Mammootty and Nayanthara were listed in the Forbes magazine’s list of richest Indian celebrities.
Mammootty was listed in the 49th position with earnings amounting to Rs 18 crore whereas, Nayanthara was placed in 69th position with Rs 15.17 crore earnings. She is the only woman from south India listed as richest celebrity by Forbes India magazine.
The list was prepared on the basis of the annual earnings of the stars from 2017 October to 2018 September.
Bollywood star Salman Khan topped the list of 100 richest celebrities. His earnings are pegged at Rs 253.25 crore. The 52-year-old actor topped the list for the third time.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli jumped one spot to the second rank, with total earnings of Rs 228.09 crore, a sharp increase of 116.53 percent from the previous year. Actor Akshay Kumar completed the top three, with Rs 185 crore in earnings in the period under consideration for the list.
AR Rahman topped as richest South Indian celebrity. He was listed in the 11th position with an earnings amounting to Rs 66.75 crore. Rajinikanth bagged 14th position with earnings at Rs 50 crore.