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Highest Tax Paid Actors 2022: Akshay Kumar tops the list, See where SRK, Salman stand

Highest Tax Payer Actors 2022

Bollywood is one of the highest grossing film Industry in the world and the income of these Bollywood stars is no less than a well established Businessman.

Presenting to you the list of highest Income Tax paying actors of Bollywood:

1- Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is known for doing the most number of films in a year and most profitable ones as well. The Actor became the highest taxpayer from the Industry and the Income Tax department also felicitated the actor with a certificate, which is reportedly collected by his team as he is busy shooting his upcoming film in the United Kingdom.

Akshay Kumar has been one of the highest tax payers of the Industry for the last five years. And this year he topped the list and became the highest tax payer of Bollywood.

In 2017, he came at the 10th spot in Forbes’ list of highest-paid celebrities and thus it is not surprising that he is the highest tax-payer. The same year he paid Rs. 29.5 crore as income tax to the government.

Currently Akshay Kumar has films lined up like Raksha Bandhan, Ram Setu and Selfie and Akshay was last seen on Koffee with Karan season 7 along with Samantha Ruth Prabhu.

2- Rajinikanth

This year South Superstar Actor Rajinikanth was honored by the state Income Tax Department for being one of the highest and timely tax payers of the country.

Daughter of Rajinikanth, Director Aishwarya Rajinikanth collected the award on her father’s behalf and the award was presented by Telangana governor Tamilsai Soundararajan at an event on Sunday.

After the event Aishwarya shared the picture of her receiving the award from the Governor of the state and she captioned it “Proud daughter of a high and prompt taxpayer. Many thanks to the Income Tax Department of TamilNadu and Puducherry for honoring appa on Income Tax Day 2022 on behalf of my father.”

3- Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is one of the highest tax payers from Bollywood, even at the age 80, Big B works hard everyday which is very inspiring for the young generation.

Big B has been one of the biggest stars for decades and even today there is no one who can match his stardom. Not only this he is one of the highest earning bollywood celebrities. And in 2017,  he paid around 70 crores as Income Tax.

Amitabh Bachchan’s upcoming projects include Brahmastra, Goodbye, and Ranbhoomi.

4- Salman Khan

Salman Khan is known for being one of the most loved Bollywood celebrities. And his fans worship him like any god and his films are usually the highest earning movies.

But Salman has not restricted himself only to films but he is also a very good host and has been hosting reality TV shows for years and he charges massive amounts for the shows and movies.

He is also a businessman and owns a production house and several other businesses, and Salman reportedly paid 44 crores tax in 2017.

And Salman soon will be seen in the movie ‘Kabhi Eid, Kabhi Diwali.’

5- Hrithik Roshan

The greek god of bollywood Hrithik Roshan is very selective about his scripts but he is one of the highest paid actors of the bollywood and even in the year a news came in highlight that the actor has paid around 80 crores as advance tax.

Apart from doing movies Hrithik also owns an apparel brand which is very popular and in the year 2018-19, he paid almost 25.5 crores as tax.

Soon Hrithik will be seen in his upcoming film Vikram vedha along with Saif Ali khan.

6- Shah Rukh Khan

The king khan of bollywood is undoubtedly one of the biggest stars of bollywood and his movies are the highest grossing movies in Bollywood and he is one of the highest paid actors of Film Industry.

Shahrukh has been in the industry for almost three decades now and apart from acting he hosts reality shows, award functions and he is also a owner of several businesses.

In the year 2020-2021, the King of Bollywood paid almost 22 crores as Income Tax. Soon Shahrukh Khan will be seen in the movie Pathaan.

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