Akshay beats Khans in income tax race!

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, March 19 -- For a few years now, Akshay Kumar has been on a professional high, delivering back-to-back hits like Housefull 2, Rowdy Rathore, OMG (all 2012) and Special 26 (2013).

And now, he has achieved another feat by becoming Bollywood's highest advance income tax payer for the sixth consecutive year. "No one will talk about these things openly, but the advance income tax payer list has thrown up a few surprises this year. For the past couple of years, Salman's films have been blockbusters at the box office, but Akshay remains way ahead of the pack in terms of his tax payment," says a trade insider.

Going by the figures, Akshay has apparently paid R18 crore, outnumbering the top three Khans - Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir. Last year, Akshay had paid R20 crore.

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