Amitabh Bachchan, Madonna among other celebs named in Paradise Papers


WASHINGTON, Nov 06 (INP): Names of international famed artists including American singer Madonna Louise Ciccone and Bollywood veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan are included in the list released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).

Irish singer-songwriter and musician Paul David Hewson, OL, known by his stage name Bono also possesses an offshore company while Indian actor Sanjay Dutt’s wife Manyata Dutt is also an owner of ‘Dilnasheen’ company abroad.

It is to be mentioned here that Amitabh Bachchan is already under investigation by Mumbai team after his name along with daughter-in-law Aishwarya and other Indians surfaced in Panama Leaks last year.

ICIJ released a database ‘Paradise Papers’ of around 13.4 million documents revealing over 25,000 companies owned by the rich and influential individuals. It comprises a major part of documents leaked from the company ‘Appleby’.