MJ has been at the top of the dead earners list every year since he died in 2009, apart from in 2012 when his friend Elizabeth Taylor was number one
The white British star of Shakespeare in Love plays the black King of Pop in Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon, alongside Stockard Channing as Elizabeth Taylor and Brian Cox as Marlon Brando. The casting news comes amid a debate about lack of diversity in Hollywood
"Dilip saab never wanted to be in Hollywood and I am glad he didn't do Taj Mahal with Elizabeth Taylor. Imagine where would I go if he would have done the film and something would have happened between him and Elizabeth?" said Saira Banu. Dilip Kumar received the Padma Vibhushan honour on December 13
MJ's estate is said to have made almost three times as much as perennial list topper Presley, who made $55 million over the same 12-month period
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