It is definitely not a good time to be Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan. From the Panama papers to the 2001 IT case, as his name is often on the news mostly for wrong reasons. 

In a setback for the megastar again, the Supreme Court  allowed the Income Tax department to reopen a tax case against him that took place in 2001. According to the IT Department, Bachchan owes Rs 1.66 crore taxes for the popular show he hosted, Kaun Banega Crorepati for the year 2001-2002.

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For the completely uninitiated, here's a look back: 

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On Thursday morning here's what the legal advisors of Amitabh Bachchan said: