Top Male Celebrities of 2015: The year 2015 has thrown up many surprises, but as far as top echelons of stardom is concerned, it is business as usual – for Salman Khan. As such, we see no surprises in the superstars list with Salman Khan safely ensconced at the top courtesy 2 of his mega hits, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo earning Rs 530.50 cr cumulatively, but below that there is much to marvel at. Take a look at these metrics:
To put things in perspective, we at Bollywood Hungama decided to take a look at some of the Top Male celebrities of 2015 with reference to their box office success since the award season has started, and celebrities are being nominated and honoured for their contribution to cinema and their overall performances in the year that was. Check out the Top Male celebrities of 2015 here:
In this box office report, we compare the earnings by films starring top male stars in terms of ‘cumulative’ box office collections and ‘average’ per movie collections. Not surprisingly, it is Salman Khan who featured in two releases last year, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo who tops the charts aggregating Rs 530.50 crore with an average of Rs 265.25 crore.
Akshay Kumar comes in second aggregating Rs 355.53 cr with four releases. However, when compared on the scale of average per movie collections, Akshay ranks 8th, having collected Rs 88.88 cr per film on an average.
Varun Dhawan follows Akshay in the cumulative collections list aggregating Rs 305.81 cr with three releases. Surprisingly, Ranveer Singh, who ended 2015 with a bang, ranks 4th on the list of cumulative collections with Rs 256.88 cr from two releases.
Coming to the average per movie collections, Salman Khan tops the list followed by R. Madhavan whose only release Tanu Weds Manu Returns clocked Rs 152.39 cr at the box office, with Shah Rukh Khan taking the third slot with Dilwale.
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By Suleman Mobhani