HYDERABAD: With remunerations of stars and directors touching the sky, the income tax department, for the first time, conducted simultaneous searches on the premises of some of Tollywood’s bigwigs on Tuesday.
The tallest of the young stars in Tollywood, Mahesh Babu, who has delivered the biggest hit in the Telugu film industry with Pokiri in recent times came under the scanner of the I-T department, which conducted searches at his residence.
IT men also swooped down on the residential and office premises of other biggies, including heroine Charmy, directors V V Vinayak and S S Rajamouli and producer ‘Dil Raju. Searches were also conducted on the premises of another film personality, G Chakradhar.
Anushka had reportedly bought the disputed land between Madhurawada and Bhimili Road in the district for a cost of Rs. 5 crore.
Nagarjuna recently developed a convention centre in the posh Madhapur area with a huge investment. His real estate properties are worth thousands of crores of rupees.
IT officials are investigating the source of income for these investments.
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