Published On: Mon, Aug 10th, 2015

Bollywood actors overcome Hollywood stars

Bollywood stars are ruling not only the hearts of millions but also the box office figures. With the hype of Hindi cinema reaching the corners of the world, the remunerations of B-town actors have zoomed up to the extent of giving competition to Hollywood actors.

As per the latest reports, three Bollywood stars featured in the latest global list of top earners. Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Salman Khan stood in a joint 7th position with earnings of $33.5 million while another star Akshay Kumar has bagged the 9th place with estimated earnings of $32.5 million. Surprisingly, Bollywood Baadshah Shah Rukh Khan is lagging behind these three actors but he still is at 18th place.

This prestigious list is topped by Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. with estimated earnings of $80 million and Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan acquired the second place with $50 million. Hollywood stars such as Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Adam Sandler, Tom Cruise and Mark Wahlberg are the other top 10 highest earners.

However, it is indeed a proud moment for all of us as our B-town stars have once again proved their mettle across the globe.