Is Amitabh Bachchan's bodyguard Jitendra Shinde earning Rs 1.5 crore per year? Read this
Why is Jitendra Shinde trending? Mumbai police department's constable Jitendra Shinde has been a bodyguard for Amitabh Bachchan for several years now; his salary is in the news; read this
Mumbai police department's constable Jitendra Shinde, was posted as a bodyguard for Amitabh Bachchan for several years. Jitendra Shinde is in the limelight now after recent reports of him earning Rs 1.5 crore per year surfaced online.
According to a Times Of India's report, Jitendra Shinde has now been transferred to D B Marg police station on Thursday by city police commissioner Hemant Nagrale.
An IPS officer said in an interview that "pressure was mounting on Mumbai police not to shift Jitendra Shinde given his association with Amitabh Bachchan".
He also mentioned that Shinde had been working with Bachchan since 2015, and his transfer as usual. He also said police constables are not allowed to continue on the same post beyond 5 years.
Just after the reports of his salary came online, Mumbai Police ordered an inquiry to check whether Shinde was earning the said money from Bachchan or someone else. As per the report published in India Today, Shinde has told police officials that he owns a security agency that gives private bodyguards to other celebrities.
Shinde also added that his wife runs the agency in her name and that Amitabh Bachchan did not pay him Rs 1.5 crore. Jitendra is like a shadow for Big B. He is always protecting Big B from fans and public in events or on the sets. As per the news report, Jitendra Shinde has been transferred to a police station in South Mumbai.