They’re rich, famous and, if Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray is to be believed, ‘deluded’ because they have not had the good sense to get married to avoid the disease of stupidity, that visits those who remain single despite advancing years.
Thackeray declared Youth Congress president Rahul Gandhi “frustrated” and “deluded” because he is not married at 39: “Despite advancing age, if a person does not get married, he becomes frustrated, even Rahul (Gandhi) seems to be a victim of this disease and makes stupid remarks”.
HT City brings you five bachelors who should escape the curse of delusion by quickly tying the knot.
Ratan Tata, 72: India’s most respected businessman according to Forbes 2008, and on Time magazine’s 2008 list of 100 most powerful people in the world, super rich, UNMARRIED.
Salman Khan, 45: actor, sexy, rich, dating actress Katrina Kaif, UNMARRIED.
George Clooney, 41: Actor, United Nations Messenger of Peace, raised $3 million for Haiti relief. Serial dater of beautiful women. UNMARRIED.
Baba Ramdev, aged anywhere between 40 and 150: Controversial Yoga guru, maker of statements— even more bizarre than Thackeray’s and occasional wisdom like this anti-Shiv Sena one “All of India is for all Indians”. UNMARRIED.
Karan Johar, 38: Award-winning filmmaker, top-rated talkshow host, on the speed dial of the who’s who of Bollywood and unmarried.