Salman, Aishwarya unite to give more to country

The ex-flames are the highest taxpayers in the Indian film industry

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s 'Ek Tha Tiger' has gone on to become one of the biggest hits of the Indian film industry.

He is the modern day Midas with a golden touch and of late every movie he signs has a golden fate.

Salman also emerges as the highest taxpayer in Bollywood forking out Rs 8 crore for the September quarter.

Salman left behind all his co-stars and colleagues paying that amount of advance tax in July-September this year.

Last year the amount for the same was Rs 5 crore, informed an income tax official.

Among the actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan leads the way after paying Rs 3 crore from Rs 1.1 crore last year.

Ash's father-in-law actor Amitabh Bachchan paid Rs 5 crore against the Rs 1.4 crore he paid last year.

Actor Akshay Kumar paid Rs 7.5 crore advance taxes in comparison to Rs 5 crore he had paid last year during the same period.

With no big hits in his plate Shah Rukh Khan had his tax outgo flat at Rs 5 crore, reports Economic Times.

Among the other actors, Aamir Khan's fortunes may have taken a hit by his mega reality show 'Satyamev Jayate' as reflected by his payment of Rs 3.25 crore as against Rs 4.50 crore last year.

Saif Ali Khan, whose films 'Agent Vinod' and 'Cocktail' had mixed Box Office responses, paid a tax of Rs 3 crore compared to Rs 1.7 crore last year during the same period.

Salman's rumoured former girlfriend Katrina Kaif, paid Rs 2.60 crore compared to the year ago period's Rs 1.70 crore.

Kareena Kapoor has paid an advance tax of Rs 2.20 crore compared to Rs 1.5 crore she did in the same period last year.

Among personalities in the non-film category, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar paid an advance tax of Rs 2 crore in comparison to Rs 1.75 crore in the same period last year.

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