It is extremely hard to overemphasize the significance and the fame Indian skipper Virat Kohli enjoys in the country. This deserving admiration has been earned after years of hard work as the run machine performed miraculously well on a number of instances to make India win memorable games.
Recently, Virat Kohli’s popularity scaled new heights as he became the first sportsperson ever to top the annual Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. Not to forget that the batting maestro has beaten the likes of Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Rajinikanth.
In a country where Bollywood industry rules the hearts of majority of the population, it is an exceptional effort to reach this landmark. However, it is only natural to see the 31-year old player doing it as even his cricket career is full of events which left many in awe. It is important to note that these rankings of the annual Forbes India Celebrity 100 list are calculated by aggregating the estimated earnings and the fame quotient, based on print and social media reach.