The Forbes India Celebrity 100 list is out and boy we’re seeing a whole new drop down of celebs and their earnings. While the top 10 stares at biggies with the three Khans, newlyweds Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh to name a few, it is the underdogs who have surpassed expectations and bagged a spot on the list.
Mind you, some of these have climbed the ladder leaving behind A-listers such as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra!
One of the most versatile singers in Bollywood, Arijit Singh has been seated at number 18 on the list. The singing sensation has even crossed Katrina Kaif and Rohit Sharma. We bet his fans wouldn’t mind paying him for the talent he possesses, thus making his 2018 earnings up to Rs 30.33 crore.
The Indian musical trio Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa rose to fame from Dil Chahta Hai in 2001 and we haven’t stop adoring them since then. With some of the spectacular tracks released in 2018 by these maestros, Forbes puts them in 22 with their cumulative earnings for 2018 as Rs 32.46 crore.
The cricket sensation has recently gained popularity for his uber cool style that amplifies with every public appearance. With spot 27, Hardik scores Rs 28.46 crore in 2018 beating Junior NTR and Karan Johar.
From Emosanal Attyachar to Love You Zindagi, Amit Trivedi has won several accolades for his out of the box music compositions. At number 31, Amit has earned Rs 25.28 crore in 2018.
The Indian chef who made his way to our television sets with his famous ‘Khana Khazana’ is indeed a surprise personality on this list. Immediately after Amit Trivedi, Kapoor bags spot 32 with net worth of Rs 24.5 crore.
Udyan Sagar, better known by his stage name Nucleya, is an Indian electronic music producer. The DJ has taken over the millennials and the fame has got him a spot on the Forbes list. At number 38, Nucleya earned Rs 21.63 crore leaving behind Hrithik Roshan and Jacqueline Fernandez as well.
The Punjabi munda who was already famed with his music, also landed an acting career in Bollywood. On 45 the actor beats Priyanka Chopra and is said to have earned Rs 18.5 crore in 2018.
Indian international cricketer who started off by playing for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket rose to fame by his excellent performance in the Indian Premier League. With an exceptional year, this cricket sensation has aced with his net worth Rs 17.26 crore which is more than Shahid Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.