Most Indians would be proud to tell you that their ancestors invented the zero. We had no idea that one of them would spend thousands to own a few of these zeroes.
- Purchased by Amit Malhotra from Ludhiana, the number is 9780 000 000.
- Most expensive cell phone number in India.
- Cost $32,000 at a special auction organised by the telco (Hutch).
- No idea if global call centres will be ringing him, now that his personal number has made international news.
Good luck Amit, though trying to tell the world that you borrowed the money from friends and relatives for this number doesnt sound like a good strategy to evade the tax man. Try to get a batter tax planner!