Vijay Mallya makes rare camera appearance, having gala time in London


King of good times and billionaire Indian businessman Vijay Mallya was seen having a good time in London watching the Indian Premier League final between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday.

A video showing Mallya have fun with his son Siddharth along with a few others has gone viral now. The video, according to PTI, was posted by Siddharth as he watched the IPL final with his father.

Siddharth also stated about Force India’s third place finish in the Monaco Grand Prix, which also took place on Sunday.

“Here we are, watching together from London. It doesn’t get better than Sergio Perez getting a podium (for Mallya co-owned Force India). Hopefully we can add to what has been an epic day of sports so far,” says Mallya junior in the video while catcbing the IPL action with his father on the big screen.

At one point Siddharth is seen turning the camera on his father, who chants “go RCB” while rooting for his team.

Mallya is currently being wanted India investigating agencies in connection with defaulting on a loan worth more than Rs 9000 crore to Indian banks. He’s also being wanted for charges of money laundering.

Mallya had quit as RCB director days after stepping down as chairman of the United Spirits. However, he remains the chief mentor of the IPL side with Siddharth on its board.

India was not able to get Mallya deported as UK asked India to seek his extradition instead. Mallya, wanted in India by various authorities.