The Income Tax Department conducted searches at premises linked to Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu and film director Anurag Kashyap in Mumbai.
“The Income Tax department probes someone based on whatever information they get. The issue goes to court later,” said Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar during BJP briefing .
The searches are part of a tax evasion search conducted at about 30 places in Mumbai and Pune .Some executives of celebrity and talent management company KWAN were also raided.
The action is part of a tax evasion investigation against against Phantom Films, which was dissolved in 2018, and its then promoters Kashyap, director-producer Vikramaditya Motwane, producer Vikas Bahl and producer-distributor Madhu Mantena, the report said.