Ek Tha Tiger – Bal Thackeray

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Seven Mind Blowing Facts About Bal Thackeray

1.  Did you know ? #Bal Thackeray  ancestors was “Kille daar” of Dhodap Fort in Nashik district during the medieval era, Know as “Dhodapkars”.

2.When Amitabh Bachchan was recovering from his Coolie injury, Balasaheb presented him with a cartoon entitled ‘Defeating Yamraj’

3.He is the chief editor for the Marathi newspaper Saamana

4.On July 28, 1999 Thackeray was banned from voting and contesting in any  election for six years from December 11, 1999 till December 10, 2005 on  the recommendations of the Election Commission.

5.Michael Jackson has visited the Sena chief and reportedly autographed the toilet he  used during the visit. Bal Thackeray, whose own brother was a music  director, presented the king of pop with a silver tabla and taanpura.

6.He openly admired Adolf Hitler and was an anti-communist.

7.He is an accomplished cartoonist and started his career at the Free Press Journal where he worked with the famous Indian cartoonist R. K. Laxman

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