In 2018, Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan have made it to the top 10 of the annual Forbes’ list of the world’s best-paid male actors.
Akshay Kumar ranks at number seven with earnings of 40.5 million dollars, while Salman, by earning 38.5 million dollars, has scored the ninth position.
In the list, Hollywood star George Clooney was placed at top, who has earned an estimated 239 million dollars between June 2017 and June 2018, marking the highest earnings of his 35-year long career in film and television, Forbes said.
In the year 2018, Akshay had released two movies – Padman and Gold. Both the films were declared hits minting a lot of money at the box office.
Akshay’s Padman earned a total amount of Rs 104.90 crore in the domestic market, Gold, which released on August 15, is still enjoying a successful run at the theaters. It has pocketed Rs 71.30 crore in its kitty so far.
On the other hand, Salman Khan’s Race 3 also entered the 100-crore club with a collection of Rs 166.40 crore.