Hinduja family feud puts their century-old business empire in jeopardy

With dozens of companies, the closely held Hinduja Group employs more than 150,000 people in 38 countries.

Carlton House Terrace, Hinduja

Carlton House Terrace in London. ​​​​​​​Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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As a child in London, one of Karam Hinduja’s favorite pastimes was watching Bollywood movies with his grandfather Srichand Hinduja, the patriarch of a sprawling global business empire. 
“He and I, without fail, once a week, whatever was new, whether it was good or bad,” Karam said in a recent interview in Geneva. “That’s a lot of how we bonded.”

Little did he know then that a quarter century later the two of them would be embroiled in a real-life family drama more gripping than any Bollywood plot. And unlike most of the tearjerkers they watched, this one may not

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First Published: Nov 24 2021 | 8:34 AM IST

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