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CIA files reveal Osama bin Laden was fond of Bollywood songs sung by Alka Yagnik, Kumar Shanu

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Wednesday made public 470,000 documents seized in May 2011 when the US Navy SEALs burst into Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad safehouse and gunned him down.


  |  Updated On : November 03, 2017 11:33 AM
With his eyes on India, Osama Bin Laden used to listen Bollywood songs: CIA files

With his eyes on India, Osama Bin Laden used to listen Bollywood songs: CIA files

New Delhi :  

Now history but once the World’s most wanted terrorist Osama Bin Laden used to keep a close eye on India including Kashmir and was fond of Bollywood songs sung by Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik, revealed CIA files.

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Wednesday made public 470,000 documents seized in May 2011 when the US Navy SEALs burst into Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad safehouse and gunned him down.

According to the released documents, Laden had a collection of Bollywood chartbusters sung by Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik along with a video of ‘Best FIFA World Cup Goals’.

Video collection of Laden included Bollywood songs such as ‘’Ajanabi Mujhko Itna Bata’’ and “Tu chand hai punam ki” featuring Kajol and Madhuri Dixit respectively.

Also Read: Osama bin Laden closely followed Kashmir situation, Headley trial: CIA files

The documents also revealed that Laden used to close eyes on India including Kashmir through Newspapers and TV news channels.

Clips of Indian news channels and reports of newspapers were also found in a computer hard-disk recovered from him. In the released documents, a news report titled “Omar Sheikh’s Pak handler Ilyas Kashmiri also handled Headley” was also found.

The CIA has found at least 2 dozen video in Laden’s collection of documentaries and Tom and Jerry cartoons series. A BBC documentary “The Story of India” was also found in Laden’s cache.

First Published: Friday, November 03, 2017 10:20 AM


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