Shah Rukh Khan is ahead of Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar in Forbes magazines World’s Highest Paid Actors 2017 list. The response to his last few Bollywood films like “Fan”, “Dear Zindagi”, “Raees” and “Jab Harry Met Sejal” at the box office notwithstanding, Shah Rukh still managed to rake in $38 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, and is ranked first in India.
Salman, who had one hit in “Sultan” and then a “Tubelight” that had dim earnings at the box office, was listed ninth with earnings of $37 million in the past one year. Akshay, meanwhile, rounded off the top 10 with an income of $35.5 million.
The world’s 20 highest paid actors tallied a combined $720 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, before fees and taxes