Will the House of Hinduja come tumbling down all because of its ...

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Will the House of Hinduja come tumbling down all because of its women?

The controversial family behind the $18bn British-Indian group is engaged in a bitter asset dispute, its biggest threat yet

Hugo Miller and Jonathan Browning

As a child in London, one of Karam Hinduja’s favourite 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 of a 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 tear-jerkers they watched, this one may not have a happy ending. ..

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