Globally, the worth of the entertainment industry is around $2 trillion, and that's no mean feat! This immensely successful and ever-growing industry is thriving on the hard work put in by millions of people. Every year Variety magazine recognises the most influential business leaders from all over the world, who are responsible for taking the industry to greater heights. This year we have not one, not two, but, 12 eminent Indian celebs on Variety500!!!
Predictably, yet impressively, Quantico actor Priyanka Chopra made it to this prestigious list. In her profile, Variety mentioned Priyanka's journey from winning the Miss World pageant to her contribution in Bollywood. The website also states her work as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.
Apart from Priyanka, director Karan Johar, Salman Khan, Ekta Kapoor, and more have made it to Variety500.
Based on their accomplishments in the past 12 months, these stalwarts make it to the list. On the Variety website, it's mentioned, "Updated annually, the Variety500 reflects the accomplishments of its members over the previous 12 months. They were selected by the Variety editorial board, which conducted extensive research for its selections."
Here are all the 12 Indian members who make for some of the most influential business leaders of the entertainment industry in the world.