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Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni income: Here's how much the Indian captains earned in 2016

New Delhi: They are perhaps two of India’s most loved cricketers at present. Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli, the men in blue have delivered their best in respective capacities as a captain and brought the nation pride. But they do have something else in common. Do you know that India Test captain Virat Kohli and captain in limited-overs format Mahendra Singh Dhoni recently featured in Forbes India list for the Celebrity list with highest earnings in 2016.

Yes! The two tall men of Indian cricket earned a whopping amount in 2016 where Virat Kohli stood proud at number 3 spot and MS Dhoni at number 5 respectively. The list was topped by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan followed by Shah Rukh Khan at number 2. Akshay Kumar stood at number 4 spot.

Let’s get to see the income earned by Virat Kohli and Dhoni in 2016:

According to Forbes India Celebrity list 2016, Virat Kohli earned a mind-boggling Rs 134.44. His fame rank is number 1. He scored over 1,000 Test runs in a calendar year, including three double centuries, for the first time. Kohli remains a favourite in the advertising world, with 17 brand endorsements.

[email protected]’s at No.3 on the Forbes India #Celebrity100 List for the very first timehttps://t.co/ux55bBmYdC pic.twitter.com/lRPbKNF7Op

— Forbes India (@forbes_india) December 23, 2016

[email protected]’s at No.5 on the Forbes India #Celebrity100 List https://t.co/eJeK0U6Bom pic.twitter.com/Zvh5motQZl

— Forbes India (@forbes_india) December 23, 2016

Meanwhile, MS Dhoni earned an equally whopping amount of Rs 122.48 in 2016, as per Forbes India Celebrity list. He got number 4 rank in fame. In 2016, a biopic on him titled MS Dhoni: The Untold Story released featuring Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead. The film became a superhit and earned more than Rs 130 crore in India alone. 

Source: Zee News