MUMBAI (NEWS): The Big B remains the highest taxpayer in Bollywood.
According to a report, Amitabh Bachchan is paying Rs 37 crore as income tax this year. The super star has already paid Rs 25 crore in advance tax.
Both Abhishek and Aishwarya are reportedly paying Rs 17 crore in income tax this year.
Akshay Kumar is the second highest taxpayer in tinsel town this year.
The star, who has given hits such as Housefull 2 and Rowdy Rathore last year, has reportedly paid Rs 20 crore as advance income tax, say industry insiders.
While Salman Khan has paid Rs. 11 crore as income tax, Shahrukh Khan has coughed up Rs 10.5 crore and Aamir Khan as Rs 8 crore.
Akshay, whose Special 26 is also doing well at the box office, heads the tax payees’ list for the sixth year.
Among Bollywood divas, Katrina Kaif tops the list by shelling out Rs. 4.5 crore. Kareena has paid Rs 4 crore and Priyanka Rs 2 crore for the financial year 2012.
The tax amount of other top stars such as Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgn, Rani Mukherji and Priety Zinta is not know