Salman, Akshay earn among world’s highest paid

SHOWakForbes magazine has compiled a list of 34 global actors, that says Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan earn more than Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Dwayne Johnson.

The Indian stars feature in the top 10 highest paid actors in the world on the list, that also includes Shah Rukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor.

Forbes ranking of the ‘World’s Highest Paid Actors 2015, looked outside the US for the first time, to create a truly global tally of the leading men of film.

The list was topped by actor Robert Downey Jr. followed by Jackie Chan and Vin Diesel. Forbes said Bachchan, 72, bolsters his earnings as the longstanding host of Kaun Banega Crorepati, as the show recorded an average viewership of 5.2 million each week, in its 8th season.