ED summoned Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the Panama paper leak case that revealed how offshore firms are used to stash the wealth of the world’s rich and powerful. The actress has reportedly sought another date for questioning. Aishwarya was summoned twice in the case earlier in 2016 a list of the case was leaked which had 1100 Indians on it.
According to reports, the leaked documents were originally obtained by the German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung. At least 12000 of these fresh documents are linked to Indians, there have been celebrities and businessmen on the list. It may be recalled that Amitabh Bachchan’s name had cropped in the Panama papers case which is also being probed by the Income Tax Department.
On the work front, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was last been in ‘FannY Khan’ in 2018, now she is making her comeback after four years with Mani Ratnam’s historic drama ‘Ponniyin Selvan’. Aishwarya will reportedly be playing the double role in the film which is based on iconic writer Kalki Krishnamurthy’s Historical novel of the same name, B. Jeyamohan who is writing dialogues for the film.