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Amitabh Bachchan Denies Links With 'Panama Papers' Firms; Claims His Name Misused

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[caption id="attachment_167695" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Actor Amitabh Bachchan. (File Photo: IANS) "I have never been a director of any of the above stated companies," Amitabh Bachchan said.[/caption] 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. ALSO READ | Panama Papers: Politician, Industrialist, Ex-Cricketer In Second List "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. ALSO SEE | In Pics: Indian Bigwigs Caught In Panama Papers Leak Case "In any event the news report in Indian Express does not even suggest any illegality on my part."

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