18 April, 2021

Oh Brother, Where's He?

Ajitabh Bachchan has vanished from the London socialite scene

Oh Brother, Where's He?
When Amitabh Bachchan disappeared from Allahabad after winning the election, someone reported him missing to the local police. Now younger brother Ajitabh Bachchan has vanished from London after winning a place on the city's social circuit.

His avoiding the party crowd became inevitable after separation from Ramola Bachchan, whose prime claim to fame has been to host parties that get written about by the socialite media. The Bachchans had given out that Ajitabh is preoccupied with a huge pharmaceuticals business in Switzerland. No one quite knows what ills he was thought to be manufacturing a cure for.

Ajitabh has always been in the news for the wrong reasons, for not doing something. He was said to hold Bofors bribes in a Swiss account, but he denied it. The Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter which made the allegations withdrew after he went to court, and had to pay damages. Damages were awarded to Ajitabh also over a libel action in London against the India Abroad newspaper. Ajitabh also moved against India Abroad in a New York court through Sarosh...

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