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Virat Kohli tops celebrity brand rankings for fifth straight year

Cricketer retains top spot in Duff & Phelps 2021 report, Alia Bhatt youngest among the top 10

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Sharleen D'Souza Mumbai
Virat Kohli has emerged as the most valued celebrity in India for the fifth year in a row, topping the Duff & Phelps Celebrity Brand Valuation Report 2021 despite seeing a dip in his brand value to $185.7 million last year from a high of $237.7 million in 2020.

The annual report explained that brand Kohli faced a decline following the cricketer’s resignation from the ODI (One Day International) and T20 captaincy and “associated exchanges” with the Board of Control for Cricket in India and recent on-field outcomes. “However, we believe that with the reduced workload after stepping down from captaincy,

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First Published: Mar 29 2022 | 12:47 PM IST

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