Salman Khan, Richest Indian Celebrity
Salman Khan was named the highest-earning celebrity in India for the third time in a row by Forbes, with earnings of Rs. 253.25 crore. Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli, with Rs. 228.09 crore to his name is in the second spot, becoming the first sportsperson to reach the position. Akshay Kumar with Rs. 185 crore is third on the Forbes India Celebrity 100, 2018 list.
Sahitya Akademi Award 2018
Tamil writer, traveller, essayist, and scriptwriter, S.Ramakrishnan has won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2018 for his novel Sancharam.
Deepika Padukone, First Woman in Forbe's Top Five Richest Indian Celebrities
The 32-year-old Indian actress was fourth in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list with her earnings of Rs. 112.80 crore during 2018. Actress Alia Bhatt is at rank 12 with Rs 58.83 crore and actress Anushka Sharma is at rank 16 with Rs. 45.83 crore.
International Gita Mahotsav 2018
The International Gita Festival, 2018 is being held in Kurukshetra, Haryana to commemorate the birth of ‘Srimad Bhagwat Gita’. The festival is from December 7 to 23, 2018. Mauritius is the partner country and Gujarat is the partner state. The objective behind this event is to spread the message of Gita to the world.