Abhishek Bachchan with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
When asked Abhishek about Amitabh and Aishwarya’s names being involved in the Panama Paper leak, he remained calm and said, “It is up to the authorities to decide the veracity of that report. So I think the right thing to do is to wait for that to happen. There is complete cooperation from the family to cooperate with the powers that be.” Further elaborating on the same he said that, “a journalist’s job is to report and so you do that, and now it is left on the higher authorities to decide.
While the proceedings are yet to happen and the investigation still pending, one cannot be sure of their involvement in the Panama Papers. Amidst the time of crisis the family is holding close and are standing for each other. Well, the outcome of the same will only been known post the investigation, and until then there is more to follow on the proceedings of the case. Whether Amitabh and Aishwarya’s name has been misused or are they really involved, to this we will only have an answer to when the investigations ends and the truth is out for the people to know.
This Is What Abhishek Bachchan Had To Say On The Panama Papers Controversy.
It was only recently that Indian Express broke the news of Amitabh and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan being prominent Indian names in the Panama Papers leak. Records of international law firm Mossack Fonseca revealed that Amitabh before launching his production company – Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL), was the managing director of four companies which were registered in countries where the tax levied was low. Similarly, Aishwarya along with her father Krishnaraj Rai, mother Vrinda Rai, and brother Aditya Rai was registered as the director of a firm Amic Partners Limited, which later mentioned them as shareholders before the company dissolved in 2008.