Bigil producers raided by Income Tax authorities, Vijay questioned by IT officials in Master shooting set
The team of I-T officials reached Neyveli, where Vijay is shooting for his upcoming film ‘Master’, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, for conducting an inquiry.
In a sudden development, officials from the Income Tax department have approached actor Vijay to conduct an inquiry related to his latest movie Bigil.
The team of I-T officials reached Neyveli, where Vijay is shooting for his upcoming film Master, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, for conducting an inquiry. This questioning comes on the same day when I-T officials are conducting searches in over 20 locations related to the AGS Group, which includes AGS Cinemas and AGS Entertainment, which produced Bigil. I-T officials have also been involved in searches in properties related to movie financier Anbu Chezhiyan since Wednesday morning.
According to sources, the actor, who has been shooting in Neyveli for his upcoming flick since February 1, was issued a summons. Visuals have emerged of the shooting spot in Cuddalore district where filming was brought to an abrupt halt as officials reached the set. The summons was reportedly issued over the income raked in by the actor following the success of the sports drama Bigil. IT sources told reporters, that the questioning of the actor relates to his salary for the movie as well as the profits garnered by Bigil. Questioning is expected to continue at his ECR residence on Wednesday evening as he arrives in Chennai.
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03 July 2020