Akshay Kumar bags the fourth spot on Forbes' 2019 highest paid actor list & is the only Bollywood star on it
Akshay Kumar, the Khiladi of Bollywood, has found his way on the fourth spot of Forbes’ list of highest paid actors 2019. Interestingly, Akshay is the only Bollywood actor on this year’s list. Read on.
Bollywood has many superstars who are known for their acting as well as their wealth and often, we hear reports of the whopping amounts one actor might get for their film. Among the superstars of today, Akshay Kumar is the one actor who has always managed to grab the attention due to this his work as well as the kind of films he has lately done. The Mission Mangal star has achieved another great feat today as he bagged the 4th spot in Forbes’ list of highest paid actors 2019.
Yes, adding another feather to his cap, Akshay has made his way in the top 10 highest paid actors for the year 2019 with an earning of $65 million and is the only Bollywood star to be featured in the list. Well, this surely doesn’t come as a surprise as the Khiladi’s recent outings like Mission Mangal, Kesari and others have been successful. Mission Mangal is India’s first space film to be made and the Khiladi Kumar has backed it as a producer along with R Balki. His film, Mission Mangal managed to enter the 100-crore club in just 5 days of its release.
The star’s power can be gauged from the fact that he is the only Bollywood star to be featured on this year’s list. Akshay has always focused on having a mixed bag of films. Recently, his film PadMan won the National Film Award for being the Best Film on social issues. His recent release is a raging success and is still minting money at the box office. Also, Akshay still has two more films yet to be released this year which include Housefull 4 and Good News. Housefull 4 is an out-an-out comedy film and Good News stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani and will focus on the subject of surrogacy and infertility.
Akshay has already kick-started another offbeat project, Laxmmi Bomb in which he will be seen as a cross-dresser ghost and it also stars Kiara Advani. For the next year, the Khiladi has already lined up Sooryavanshi with Rohit Shetty and Bachchan Pandey.