Amitabh Bachchan denies links with ‘Panama Papers’ firms

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Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday denied links with any of the offshore shipping companies in which he is supposed to be a director according to the leaked “Panama Papers”.

“I do not know any of the companies referred to by Indian Express – Sea Bulk Shipping Company Ltd, Lady Shipping Ltd, Treasure Shipping Ltd and Tramp Shipping Ltd,” the actor said in a statement.

“I have never been a director of any of the above stated companies,” he said. “It is possible that my name has been misused.”

Amitabh added: “I have paid all my taxes, including on monies spent by me overseas. Monies that I have remitted overseas have been in compliance with law, including remittances through LRS, after paying Indian taxes.

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“In any event the news report in Indian Express does not even suggest any illegality on my part.”

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