Akshay becomes highest IT payer in Bollywood
New Delhi: Bollywood's 'Singh is King' Akshay Kumar has beaten all ' Khans' in terms of paying Income Tax for the year 2011-12. According to reports, Akshay Kumar has paid whopping Rs 20 crores as Income Tax. He paid the same amount even during last financial year.
The second spot is shared by 'sworn enimies' Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan. SRK paid Rs 10 crore as Income Tax, which is far less than the amount he paid last year. Dabangg star- Salman Khan also paid Rs 10 crore. He paid the same amount even last year.
The third spot is grabbed by Aamir Khan. He paid Rs 6.5 crore as tax. This sum is far less than the amount he paid during the last financial year. Then he paid Rs 11.95 crore.
As far as women stars are concerned, Kareena Kapoor beat others handsdown with a payment of Rs 4 crore as Income Tax. Last year she paid Rs 3.5 crore. Surprisingly, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who was not working as she was on her family way, paid Rs 2.5 crore and got the second spot among heroines.
The third spot went to Priyanka Chopra. She paid Rs 1.5 crore. She had paid Rs 3 crore as tax in the year 2010-2011. Aishwarya's father-in-law, Amitabh Bachchan paid Rs 50 lakh more than his Bahu. He paid Rs 3 crore which is still far less than his last year's income tax.