|Source of earnings||Films|
|Career High Point||Known for his style, punch dialogues and on-screen presence, Rajinikanth became a pop culture icon following the hype surrounding his 2008 release Enthiran, which was dubbed in Hindi as Robot|
|Number of times on list since 2017||2|
(In Rs crore)
The 67-year-old actor, hailed as the 'Thalaiva' (leader) of Tamil cinema, has been a regular feature on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 lists since 2014. This year, he finds himself high up on the ranking at number 13, with estimated earnings of Rs 100 crore, just through his two consecutive blockbusters—S Shankar's 2. 0 [which was made at a whopping Rs 500 crore budget] and Karthik Subbaraj's Petta.