Forbes India Celebrity 100

  • Shah Rukh: I have the guts because of repeated failures February 12, 2013

    He ambled in trailing charm and cigarette smoke. An assistant placed a glass of whiskey in his hand. And we began to talk. Or rather, he did. "I can do a line in a minute. I can memorise 20 pages and deliver it. I go for these rehearsals because in...
  • Salman Khan: The hit machine February 7, 2013

    Forbes India Celebrity 100 No.2 Saat Rasta, known earlier as the Jacob Circle, is the vortex that joins five different areas of Mumbai. On that junction lies New Shirin Talkies, a non-descript theatre. Normally, the traffic on Saat Rasta roundabout is messy, but a week before Eid in 2010, at least...
  • A different stroke from Jeev Milka Singh February 6, 2013

    Forbes India Celebrity 100 No. 70 At the play-off hole of the 2012 Scottish Open, his position on the penultimate shot wasn't great and his fingers and wrists were hurting. His opponent Francesco Molinari, the Italian Ryder Cup star, who had led the European Tour event for the first three days,...
  • Gul Panag: Does marriage still tie an actress's career in knots? February 6, 2013

    In the last few months, two of Indian cinema's leading ladies got married. They're both talented, in great health, very attractive and at the peak of their careers. Will they fall prey to the accepted wisdom that marriage deals a death blow to the career of an Indian actress? People...
  • Who will inherit Rajinikanth's throne? February 5, 2013

    Forbes India Celebrity 100 No. 28 Vijay Age: 38 Nickname Ilayathalapathi (young commander) Biggest hits Kadhalukku Mariyadhai, Ghilli, Nanban, and Thuppakki What makes him click Complete package: Comedy, dance, fights Why producers are betting on him A mass hero, with a fan base across age and gender Fast facts Son of director/producer SA Chandrasekhar, campaigned for AIADMK Punch line "Oru Vatti Mudivu...
  • MS Dhoni: Past perfect, future tense? February 2, 2013

    Forbes India Celebrity 100 No. 3 Watch any TV channel for an hour, at most, and you're sure to see at least a couple of suave cricketers in custom-made suits, hair styled, seasoned models with an attitude to match-nothing like their sweaty, muddy facades on the field-telling you why they prefer...
  • Anurag Kashyap's return to direction January 31, 2013

    Forbes India Celebrity 100 No. 55 "I just can't work anymore. I have no time," exclaims Anurag Kashyap as he walks into his Yari Road office in Mumbai on a lazy Sunday afternoon. I ask him how long can he spare for the interview. "Honestly, I just have three minutes for you,"...
  • Forbes India Celebrity 100: What the stars earned January 24, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan has topped the inaugural Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, a ranking of India's biggest entertainers based on their income and popularity. Salman Khan and MS Dhoni, who closely followed SRK in the ranking, might be more famous, but King Khan landed at No 1 in the Celebrity...
  • Shah Rukh tops Forbes India's 'Celebrity 100' list January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan has topped the inaugural Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, a ranking of India's biggest entertainers based on their income and popularity. Salman Khan and MS Dhoni, who closely followed SRK in the ranking, might be more famous, but King Khan landed at No 1 in...