How is Amitabh Bachchan connected to Hillary Clinton's leaked emails? Find out...
A leaked email of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton shows that she had once asked her close aide about Indian megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
Jose A DelReal, national political reporter with The Washington Post, posted a picture on Twitter of a leaked Clinton email, in which the former US secretary of state had asked her Pakistani-origin aide Huma Abedin about Bachchan.
The July 2011 email had been sent by Clinton to Abedin in which she asked: “What’s the name of the famous older Indian actor we met a few years ago?”. To the question, Abedin replied: “Amitabh bachan (sic).”
The leaked email does not give further details as to why and in what context was Clinton asking about the 74-year-old Bachchan.
The cache of leaked emails have been a headache for Clinton and just as the elections entered their last crucial lap FBI director James Comey sent a letter to the Congress about a renewed inquiry concerning her emails.
Abedin is currently in the middle of a political storm after FBI started reviewing some 650,000 emails found on a laptop belonging to her estranged husband, former Congressman Anthony Weiner.
This may be related to the investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state during President Barack Obama’s first term.