Amitabh Bachchan’s Bodyguard Jitendra Shinde Transferred: Bollywood legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan’s personal bodyguard Jitendra Shinde, who has been making headlines for his whopping salary, has been transferred recently. There are reports that suggest, a departmental inquiry has been ordered into the matter. Jitendra Shinde is a constable in Mumbai Police and he was posted as a bodyguard for Amitabh Bachchan in 2015.Also Read - PR Sreejesh Opens up to Amitabh Bachchan Regarding Challenges, Says Playing on Astro Turf Totally Different From Playing on Natural Grass
Amitabh Bachchan has been provided with X category security and since then Shinde is with Big B. As per the Mumbai Police guidelines, a constable cannot remain on the same position for more than 5 years. Hence, Jitendra Shinde has been transferred as Amitabh Bachchan’s bodyguard. Also Read - KBC 13: Neeraj Chopra Leaves Amitabh Bachchan In Splits With Haryanvi Spin To Iconic Dialogue 'Main Aur Meri Tanhai'
Also when Shinde’s salary reports had gone viral, Mumbai Police ordered an inquiry into the matter to establish whether the said money was being earned by Shinde from Big B or someone else because as per service rules of Maharashtra, a Government servant is not allowed to accept a salary from two establishments. Also Read - KBC 13 September 15 Highlights: Police Constable Vijay Kumar Meshram Takes Home Rs 3.2 Lakh
Therefore, the state government has also launched a probe to verify whether Amitabh Bachchan’s bodyguard had informed authorities about his annual income. The authorities are also checking whether Shinde was taking a second salary from any other source illegally.
Who is Jitendra Shinde?
Jitendra Shinde is the personal bodyguard of Amitabh Bachchan for years, who accompanied him for the actor’s security wherever he goes – India and abroad. Even during the shoot of the popular quiz show, KBC 12, he remains with Big B like a shadow. As per Times Now report, Jitendra has his own security agency but he himself gives protection to Amitabh Bachchan. American actor and producer Elijah Wood when came to India during a tour, was provided security by Shinde. The Times Now report also stated that Big B had asked Shinde to provide security to Wood.