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Forbes' highest earner list has Oprah on top

MUMBAI: Oprah Winfrey has topped the annual highest earners list of 2010. For this, the 56-year-old brokered a syndication deal for her talk show, ran her own magazine and readied the launch of her own network.


By this, she sourced in $315 million putting her way ahead of James Cameron who took the No. 2 spot pulling in $210 million. 


Tyler Perry, at No. 3, was way ahead of some of Hollywood‘s most legendary filmmakers like Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Michael Bay and Jerry Bruckheimer. He banked $125 million in the year from his films Why I Did I Get Married Too? and For Colored Girls.


Musician Beyonce Knowles was the only one to crack the list‘s top 10 by earning $87 million that edged down Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift in the top 20 list.


Holding down the last spot was Judge Judy, whose monetary success is equal to Swift‘s $45 million.

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Lesser-known facts about Indian cinema in new series on EPIC

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No takers for films sans merit or promotion

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Eros International signs co-production deal with Turkish co Pana Film

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Phullu.....One for social cause

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Rs-500m film digitisation, sound restoration & software RFPs to be floated in '17-18

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Ramzan or Champions Trophy can't be an excuse for dull period at box office

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Reliance, Universal & eOne to distribute Fox-Amblin's Spielberg movie 'The Papers'

MUMBAI: Twentieth Century Fox and Amblin Entertainments' riveting drama inspired by actual events, 'The Papers' began principal photography in New York recently. Internationally, the film will be distributed through Amblin’s deals with Universal Studios, Reliance Entertainment, eOne and other...

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Raabta.....Intolerable

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KriArj gets into film acquisition & distribution, hires veteran Girish Johar

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