The word from India is that Vijay Mallya is on the verge of selling his shares in the Force India team to another Indian business magnate, Subrata Roy. Roy is the boss of Sahara India Pariwar, a conglomerate of different businesses. Subrata Roy Sahara founded the company in 1978. Roy is very active in sport sponsoring cricket, hockey and a variety of Olympic sports. The group also supports the “Sahara India Sports Awards” which recognise Indian achievements in sport.