65 Crores Reportedly Found From Film Financier As Actor Vijay Questioned

65 Crores Reportedly Found From Film Financier As Actor Vijay Questioned





Chennai: 
Officials of the Income Tax Department found Rs 65 crore during raids on a powerful financier in the Tamil film industry, say sources as they also questioned actor Vijay yesterday. Income Tax officials searched the properties of AGS Cinemas and film financier Anbu Cheliyan in Madurai and questioned Vijay in connection with an alleged tax evasion case. Vijay's home in Chennai too was searched yesterday.
"The counting is still going on and the total seizure is likely to go up," an official said.
Officials claim their probe revealed unaccounted transactions between Anbu Cheliyan and Vijay following which the actor's home on East Coast Road outside Chennai was raided. Vijay is being questioned today as well.
AGS Cinemas had produced Vijay-starrer super hit film Bigil last year.
"The AGS group and the financier were under our watch for quite some time with regards to their films," an officer NDTV spoke with said.
Vijay, son of veteran film director SA Chandrasekhar, is believed to nurture political ambitions.

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