Abdul Karim Telgi Story, Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Daughter, Son, Property, Movie, Bar Dancer, Net Worth & More

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Early Life:

abdul karim telgi in court

Abdul Karim Telgi aka Karim Lala was born on 29 July 1961 in Khanpur Belgaum Karnataka. His family was a middle-class family. Karim’s father was a Class IV employee in the Indian Railways who somehow managed to support his family. Karim had studied his childhood from Khanpur.

But his father died when he was young. After the death of the father, all the responsibility of the family fell on Abdul Karim’s shoulders. Taking care of his family, Karim along with his two brothers planted fruit and vegetable carts at Khanpur railway station.

He brought fruits such as pears, cherries, and mulberry from the nearby forests, and sold them in passenger trains stopping at Khanpur railway station. Even after selling fruits at the station, he continued his studies at Sarvodaya Vidyalaya English Medium High School.

To pay his school fees, he used to collect money by selling the fruit by putting a cart on the station. After finishing his schooling, Telgi completed his graduation from Goget College of Commerce. After completing graduation, Telgi moved to Mumbai in search of a job, where he got his first job at M/S Fillix India Limited, as a sales executive in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Abdul Karim worked as a manager at Kishan Guest House in Colaba after leaving this job. Abdul Karim got a job but his dreams were very big, and he decided to leave India to fulfill his dream. Abdul Karim Telgi got a job in Saudi Arabia in 1986, though he lost the job due to his lethargy and returned to Mumbai after a few years.

Begining:

After coming to Mumbai, Abdul Karim started working as a travel agent and exported manpower to Saudi Arabia. After this, Karim also opened a company called Arabian Metro Travels in New Marine Lines. But he had become so blind in the pursuit of earning money that he gave up honesty and resorted to wrong paths and quickly indulged in illegal trade practices.

He used to create fake immigration clearance documents for laborers willing to go to the Gulf countries. He had been indulging in such wrongdoings for almost 3 years, but in 1991, the Mumbai Police got information about his wrongdoings.

The Mumbai Police arrested him by going to Khanpur village of Abdul Karim Telgi where he was famous as Karim Lala in his village. A case was registered against Abdul Karim Telgi and arrested under various sections of the Immigration Act in connection with forgery and fraud.

Turning Point:

When Mumbai Police arrested Abdul Karim Telgi under various sections. He was then put behind bars for fraud and forgery at the MRA Marg police station in South Mumbai in the same year.

While in custody, Telgi met Jail Ram Ratan Soni, a government stamp vendor operating from Kolkata. They’re both joined hands to start large enterprises. In prison, Ratan Soni had told Telgi that the stamp paper office was one of the most neglected government departments.

Stamp Paper Scam:

Then, after getting out of jail, Ratan Soni hired Abdul Karim to sell sticking tickets and non-judicial stamp papers. Telgi eventually acquired a stamp paper license in 1994 with the help of his political connections. He then purchased a machine declared junk by the Nashik Security Press.

After this, Telly and Sony forged many stamp papers and continued to grow their business. Telgi used to make huge profits by producing fake papers of genuine stamp papers. After earning a large amount of money from the fake stamp paper business, Telgi had also invested in various businesses from where his earnings had increased manifold.

His business soon expanded to other cities as well. He got people involved in his work by luring them a lot of money in the name of selling fake tickets and stamp papers. Of these, he also used some people in the registration of property and insurance documents. In the late 1990s, Telgi’s business had crossed crores of rupees and he was declared a criminal.

Abdul Karim Telgi Biography & Personal Details:

Abdul karim telgi with Bar dancer tarannum khan
Abdul Karim Telgi with Bar dancer Tarannum khan

Abdul Karim Telgi was one of the biggest fraudsters in India. Who scammed stamp paper, one of the biggest scams in India. Telgi’s stamp paper scam was so big that it can be inferred from this that he hired more than 300 MBA professionals to account for his money.

Abdul Karim Telgi Rains 93 Lakhs Rupees on A Dance Bar in One Night:

abdul karim telgi bar dancer tarannum khan

He was a scamster in real life as well as a colorful mood person in real life. Much has been written about the story of Telgi from poor to rich. However, his craze for fake was clearly visible in his personal life as well. Telgi was a regular customer of Pukhraj Bar, located in Grant Road, Mumbai, where he used to visit the dancers daily.

This bar was known to hire dancers that look like or duplicate Bollywood actresses. Reports suggest that Telgi was Madhuri Dixit’s great fanatic and met the same-looking dancer Taranum Khan in a bar where he praised Taranum’s body curved and did nothing with her.

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He then went back to the same bar on the last night of the year, that is, on the night of 31 December, where he rained 93 lakh rupees money on the dancer Taranum Khan. Telgi spent more than Rs 90 lakhs on that dancer on that bar.

Finally, Abdul Karim Telgi Arrested:

Abdul Karim Telgi was detained by police in Ajmer Rajasthan in November 2001, his arrest in Bangalore in 2000 after two people caught fake stamp papers. After this, the arrest of Telgi revealed many big secrets of the stamp paper scam. A few days after his arrest, the case was given to the CBI, after which the CBI investigated the case thoroughly.

Telgi Found HIV Positive in Police Medical Checkup:

Telgi was declared HIV Positive in the year 2002, but According to media reports, Telgi also had AIDS. A big thing has come to light in this whole case and that is that the police had injected Telgi on HIV infected. However, this allegation would be called a rumor as the police had already said in their statement that when Telgi was arrested and undergoing a medical checkup, there was a report of AIDS at the same time.

Telgi’s lawyer alleged that it was the police who injected him with HIV-infected injections. Lawyer MT Nanih had said that the police are lying in this case. SAMPIT Chief and ADGP R Sreekumar, who led the team investigating the stamp paper racket, told a conversation with the English newspaper Times of India that we have evidence to this effect (being an AIDS patient before the arrest) and we will take it in due time. But will prove it in court.

Abdul Karim Telgi Total Net Worth:

And he discovered that Telgi allegedly had 36 properties across the country and had more than 120 bank accounts in 18 major cities in India. In 2003, after Telgi was caught in 2001, social activist Anna Hazare also filed a petition in a court against Telgi, who in that petition had declared the value of the scam to be more than 20000 crores.

The cost of the scam being more than 20000 crores shocked the whole nation. According to an estimate, the value of the scam ranged from Rs. 3000 crores to Rs. 30000 crores.

He was arrested from Ajmer in 2001 and was in jail since then. He had diabetes and high blood pressure. The court sentenced him to 30 years in the fake stamp paper scam in 2006

Abdul Karim Telgi Death:

abdul karim telgi image

Telgi and several of his associates were eventually sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in 2006 and a fine of 202 Crore rupees. In 2017, when he was serving his 30-year rigorous imprisonment in Parappana Hara Central Jail in Bengaluru, Karnataka, his health deteriorated in prison.

He was rushed to Victoria Hospital in Bangalore for treatment, where he was declared brought dead. The cause of his death was told by the doctor to fail the organ system. In this way, the life of Abdul Karim Telgi, one of the biggest scamsters of India, came to an end on 23 October 2017 at the age of 56.

Real NameAbdul Karim Telgi
Nick NameKarim Lala
ProfessionStamp Paper Counterfeiter
Popular ForCounterfeit Stamp Paper Making
Language KnownKannada, Hindi, English
Date Of Birth29 July 1961
DaySaturday
Died 23 October 2017
Death DayMonday
Death PlaceVictoria Hospital Bengaluru
Death ReasonMultiple Organ Failure
Age56 Years
BirthplaceKhanpur, Belgaum, Karnataka
HometownKhanpur, Belgaum, Karnataka
NationalityIndian
ReligionIslam
CasteNot Known
Zodiac Sign/Star SignLeo

Abdul Karim Telgi Height, Weight, Body Measurement & Physical Stats:

Abdul Karim Telgi belongs to the Khanpur, Belgaum, Karnataka. Abdul Karim dead at the age of 56 years old. Talking about the physical appearance of his body, Abdul’s height was 5 feet 5 inches, which is 165 cm. His body weight was 80 kg and Abdul’s body measurement is not known. His eye color is black and his hair color is brown.

Height in Feet5′5” feet
Height in centimeter165 cm
Height in Meter1.65 m
Weight in kilogram80 kg
Weight in pounds176 lbs
Body MeasurementNot Known
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown

Abdul Karim Telgi Family Members & Their Relatives:

abdul karim telgi photo

Abdul Karim Telgi was born into a low-class family that believes in Islam. Abdul‘s father’s name was Laadsaab Telgi who was an employee at Indian Railway and his mother’s name was Shariefabee Laadsaab Telgi who was a Housewife.

Abdul Karim’s marital status is married, his wife’s name is Shahida and also they have one child. Abdul Karim’s had no son, but they have one daughter whose name is Sana.

ParentsFather: Ladsaab Telgi (Indian Railways Employee)

Mother: Shariefabee Ladsaab Telgi

BrotherAbdul Azim Telgi (Younger)

Abdul Rahim Telgi (Younger)

SisterNot Known
ChildrenDaughter: Sana Talikoti

Son: Not Kown

Wife NameShahida Telgi
Martial StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
BoyfriendNot Known
Affairs withNot Known

Abdul Karim Telgi Educational Qualification:

Talking about the education of Abdul Karim, he did his schooling in the district of Belgaum Sarvodaya Vidyalaya English Medium High School Khanpur, Belgaum, Karnataka. He also passed his high school and, Intermediate education from the same school Sarvodaya Vidyalaya English Medium School Khanpur, Belgaum, Karnataka. After, completing his Intermediate education, he got his graduate degree in Commerce from Gogate College of Commerce, Belgaum, Karnataka.

Educational QualificationGraduate in B.com
College NameGogate College of Commerce, Belgaum, Karnataka
10+2 school nameNot Known
High School NameSarvodaya Vidyalaya English Medium High School Khanpur, Belgaum, Karnataka

Abdul Karim Telgi Favorite Thing:

If we talking about Abdul Karim’s favorite thing, Govinda, Mithun, and  Dharmendra was his favorite actress and his favorite actress was Madhuri Dixit, Karishma Kapoor. And his favorite destination was Dubai. He loved to wear white dresses.

Favorite ActorGovinda, Mithun, Dharmendra
Favorite ActressMadhuri Dixit, Karishma Kapoor
Favorite PersonalitiesNot Known
Favorite BookNot Known
Hobbies
Not Known
Food HabitVegetarian
Favorite Colour
White

Abdul Karim Telgi Net Worth Income & Salary:

Telgi allegedly had 36 properties across the country and had more than 120 bank accounts in 18 major cities in India. In 2003, after Telgi was caught in 2001, social activist Anna Hazare also filed a petition in a court against Telgi, who in that petition had declared the value of the scam to be more than 20000 crores.

The cost of the scam being more than 20000 crores shocked the whole nation. According to an estimate, the value of the scam ranged from Rs. 3000 crores to Rs. 30000 crores.

SalaryUnlimited
Total Net WorthINR 20000 Crore Rupess

Abdul Karim Telgi Twitter & Other Social Media Accounts:

Abdul Karim was not available on any social media account. He is only covered by Wikipedia. In the given table below. By clicking on that link directly, you will reach their social media page and you can follow them if you want.

FacebookNot Known
InstagramNot Known
TwitterNot Known
WikipediaAbdul_Karim_Telgi
Mobile NumberNot Known
EmailNot Known
Office AddressNot Known
WebsiteNot Known

Abdul Karim Web Series Telgi Scam 2003:

abdul karim telgi arrested by mumbai police

After the success of Scam 1992, Applause Entertainment and SonyLIV announce the 2nd season of the Scam franchise – The Telgi Story Applause Entertainment, a venture of the Aditya Birla Group led by media veteran Sameer Nair is known for bringing unique and compelling premium content to audiences, which has received appreciation from audiences and critics alike.

Amongst the multiple shows that they launched last year in the Indian streaming space, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story which is currently streaming on SonyLIV, witnessed immense love and fanfare, unlike any other show, has to date. It left audiences thoroughly entertained and speculating as to what the next season could entail.

All that speculation is now being put to rest as Applause Entertainment has officially announced that the second season of this popular franchise will feature the story of the 2003 Stamp Paper Scam by Abdul Karim Telgi. Tentatively titled’ Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi ‘,

The show will be adapted from the Hindi book “Reporter ki Diary’ authored by journalist/news reporter Sanjay Singh, who is credited with breaking the story of the scam back in the time.

The series promises to be an intriguing watch as it will capture the life of Abdul Karim Telgi, born in Khanapur in Karnataka, and his journey to becoming the mastermind behind one of India’s most ingenious scams spread across multiple states which shook the entire country.

It is estimated that the scam value was allegedly around Rs. 20.000 crores. Applause has roped in the talented Kiran Yadnyopavit, known for his contribution to the Marathi film industry, to write and develop the story along with author Sanjay Singh The series will be helmed by the National Award-winning director, Hansal Mehta, who continues to collaborate with the franchise after the stupendous success of Scam 1993.

Some Interesting Fact About Abdul Karim Telgi:

  • Abdul Karim Telgi aka Karim Lala was born on 29 July 1961 in Khanpur Belgaum Karnataka.
  • He was born into a middle-class family.
  • Karim’s father was a Class IV employee in the Indian Railways.
  • his father died when he was young.
  • In his early days of life, he sells fruits & Peanuts on the Passenger train that stops at Kanpur Railway Station.
  • Telgi completed his graduation from Goget College of Commerce.
  • After completing graduation, Telgi moved to Mumbai, where he got his first job at M/S Fillix India Limited, as a sales executive in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • In 1986, he moved to the United Arab Emirates for his new job to fulfill his dreams.
  • But, he lost the job due to his lethargy and returned to Mumbai after a few years.
  • Abdul Karim started working as a travel agent and exported manpower to Saudi Arabia.
  • In the jail. Telgi first time develops the plan and got the idea of Stamp Paper Scam from another prisoner Ram ratan Soni.
  • Abdul Karim Telgi was detained by police in Ajmer Rajasthan in November 2001.
  • Telgi was declared HIV Positive in the year 2002.
  • In 2003, Anna Hazare also filed a petition in a court against Telgi for the scam of 20000 crore rupees.
  • Telgi and several of his associates were eventually sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in 2006 and a fine of 202 Crore rupees.
  • At the age of 56, He died suffering from multiple organ failures in Bengaluru on 23 October 2017.

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