|Source of earnings||Films, Endorsements|
|Career High Point||His film Pokiri in 2006 was a mega hit|
|Number of times on list since 2017||3|
(In Rs crore)
Telugu film star Mahesh Babu, 44, has been an actor for almost all his life, having starred in his first movie at the age of 4. As an adult, Raj Kumarudu in 1999 was his first film in a leading role. In 2006, the film Pokiri, in which Babu played a killer for hire, made him a leading star in south India. His next movie, Sarileru Neekkevaru is set to release in January 2020.