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.
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.