Akshay Kumar does it again! For sixth year on the trot, he has emerged the top advance taxpayer from Bollywood, surpassing the likes of other money-minters, namely Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan.
Known for his alacrity when it comes to heeding the taxman, Akshay Kumar has loosened his purse strings to shell out a whopping Rs. 19 crore of advance tax this year. This is way more than the Rs. 11 crore paid by Salman Khan, who is the second highest advance taxpayer from film industry this year.
On the third spot among top advance taxpayers is Shahrukh Khan. He had just one blockbuster Jab Tak Hai Jaan apart from a couple of brand endorsements last year. His advance tax is Rs. 10.5 crore. The third big Khan of Bollywood, Aamir Khan has paid a tax of Rs. 7.5 crore.