MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been summoned by the Indian Enforcement Directorate (IED) for five hours in connection with an alleged money laundering scandal.
According to Indian media, the Enforcement Directorate had summoned Bollywood megastar and former Hasina Alam Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for questioning. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was interrogated for 5 hours for hiding her wealth abroad, after which she was released. Media representatives outside the department were eager to know the details but Aishwarya Rai remained silent.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was summoned to the ED office after being named in the Panama Papers list of offshore companies.
Aishwarya Rai was also summoned on November 9, 2021, directing her to respond within 15 days. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had twice asked for time to file reply.
Along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn and other Bollywood actors have also appeared in the Panama Papers.