02 March, 2021

A Man Much Converted

The Big B withdraws his offer to surrender his Pune property, claiming land use was changed

A Man Much Converted

Big B's Flip Flop

From farmer to hotelier, this is how the star changed colours over 24 acres of land in Pavna, Maharashtra...

  • 2000-2001: Bachchan buys agricultural land in Pavna, Lonavala, Maharashtra, claiming he is a farmer.

  • Dec '04: Activist Baba Adhav launches agitation against the land acquisition.

  • Apr '05: Outlook exposes the land deal. The Pune district collector orders Maval sub-divisional magistrate to inquire into Bachchan's farmer claim.

  • Oct '05: Bachchan submits affidavit claiming he is a farmer since he owns farmland in Barabanki, UP.

  • Mar '06: Bachchan asked by Maval SDM to prove ownership of Barabanki land through original...

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