He is not called King Khan for nothing…
Forbes has released the list of highest paid actors of 2015 and four of the Bollywood actors has made it to the top 20. Shah Rukh Khan at no. 8 with $33 million in earnings, Akshay Kumar at no. 10 with $31.5 million in earnings, Salman Khan at no. 14 with $28.5 million in earnings and Amitabh Bachchan at no. 18 with $2o million in earnings. This goes on to show that even after the under performance of Fan at the box office, Shah Rukh Khan is still the King. And rightlfully deserves to be. His earning is more than that of Leonardo Dicaprio’s and is equals to Iron Man actor Robert DowneyJr.’s
Here we list five reasons why Shah Rukh Khan deserved to be the highest paid Bollywood actor:
#He is a very smart business man, it’s said that he was the first person to prepare a separate marketing plan to promote movies. So even if his movies underperforms at the box office, he always makes money.
#He is the proud owner of two premier cricket teams. Be it Kolkata Knight Riders, which is the only team to make profit in all seasons of IPL and his recent purchase of TKR in CPL, which is also giving him good returns.
#He has his production house Red Chillies Entertainment and its VFX branch, which is leading in India in this sector, which not only serves as his home production but also provide services to other movies. VFx of Krrish 3 and Fan was done here.
#He acquired the rights of Kidzania, the multi-national company based in Latin American country Mexico, and extended his business towards the edutainment sector as well.
#His brand value continues to sore high and still cashes in on endorsement deals for dozens of brand. Using his brand value for more, he also performs at weddings and hosts various award shows for which he charges a bomb.
And above all, for just being ever charming and charismatic Shah Rukh Khan