The Indian actors and actresses make huge sums of money as their income from their fees as well as endorsements every year, making them some of the richest people in the country. At the same time, many of them have shown that they are responsible citizens of the country, by paying their taxes to the government.
Here is the list of top 10 highest tax payer in Bollywood:
10. Kareena Kapoor Khan
The tenth spot on the list is occupied by the gorgeous diva Kareena Kapoor Khan, who paid a huge sum of Rs 2.20 crore in tax in the last financial year. In addition to being one of the highest paid actresses in the industry, Kareena makes a great deal of money by endorsing some famous national and international brands.
9. Katrina Kaif
The next name among the top 10 highest tax payer in Bollywood is that of the “firang” beauty, Katrina Kaif, who has charmed her way into the hearts of her fans. With many successful movies under her belt, Katrina comes across as a good tax payer, depositing a sum of Rs 2.6 crore in the last year.
8. Saif Ali Khan
With the tax amount of Rs 3 crore, the Chote Nawab of the industry, Saif Ali Khan comes on number 8 slot on this list. He, along with his wife Kareena Kapoor, makes a super rich couple of the industry.
7. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Despite the fact that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is on an extended break from the industry, she still happens to be among the highest tax payers today, with a tax value of Rs 3 crore in the last financial year. The credit goes to the millions she earns from her brand endorsements.
6. Ranbir Kapoor
One of the most successful actors of the younger generation, Ranbir Kapoor has proved that he is also an equally good citizen by paying a tax of Rs 4 crore in the last year. Besides having some big hits in the industry, Ranbir has an impressive array of endorsements under his belt.
5. Aamir Khan
On number 5 in the list of top 10 highest tax payers in Bollywood is Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan, who deposited a tax amount of Rs 4.5 crore in the previous financial year. He has garnered huge amounts with his movies as well as television show, “Satyamev Jayate”.
4. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan, the super star of the millennium, comes next on the list with a tax amount of Rs 8 crore. In addition to movies, advertisements and the popular TV show “KBC” are the main sources of his income.
3. Shahrukh Khan
The King of Romance, Shahrukh Khan is amongst the highest tax payer in the industry, depositing the phenomenal sum of Rs 14 crore in the last financial year. He collects huge income from his hit movies as well as ad campaigns.
2. Akshay Kumar
With the highest tax payment in Bollywood reaching a sum of Rs 16 crore in the last financial year, the Khiladi Kumar ranks second on the list of top 10 highest tax payer in Bollywood. He holds the record of being one of the most honest tax payers in the industry from years.
1. Salman Khan
The shining star from the Khan brigade to make it on the top slot of the list is Salman Khan, who happens to be one of the highest paid actors in the Hindi film industry. Now His tax payment last year amounted to a whopping Rs 20 crore in 2015.
All these actors have set an example for the Indians that they should pay their taxes honestly and not cheat on them.