According to sources in a sudden development, officials from the Income Tax department have approached actor vijay to conduct an inquiry related to his latest movie Bigil.Meanwhile 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. Furthermore 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.
According to sources, the actor, who has been shooting in neyveli for his upcoming flick since february 1, was issued 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 were reportedly issued over the income raked in by the actor following the success of the sports drama Bigil.
Earlier Vijay's last two films before Bigil - Mersal and Sarkar also ran into controversy. While Mersal was directed by atlee, who also directed him in Bigil, Sarkar was directed by AR Murugadoss. Mersal took potshots at GST, demonetisation and wallet PLATFORM' target='_blank' title='digital-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>digital india, upsetting the bjp in Tamilnadu. Moreover the party, in turn, accused vijay of being anti-BJP because he's Christian. The BJP's H raja tweeted Vijay's Voter ID which has his full name joseph vijay, claiming that this was why he was attacking the Centre.