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
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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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