Money, fame, and glamour go hand-in-hand with the Bollywood industry. Being a celebrity gives you a certain power. However, this also means that you come under the radar of the Income Tax department. Having a lavish lifestyle sound all easy and fun, until you have to also keep your finances in check with the government. Recently, the news of actor Sonu Sood’s six premises were surveyed by the IT department on Wednesday. So, we went on to get you a list of the Bollywood celebrities Income Tax raids. From Priyanka Chopra to Taapsee Pannu, we have everyone’s insider details here. Read on.
Bollywood celebrities Income Tax raids:
During the pandemic, the actor Sonu Sood was renamed as a messiah by the public. However, nothing changes in the eyes of the Income Tax department. On Wednesday, Sonu Sood’s six premises in Lukhnow and Mumbai were raided by the IT department. The survey came after the AAP government in Delhi chose Sood as the face for its mentorship initiative.
The IT has raided multiple properties of Taapsee Pannu. As per the reports, the Income Tax department was looking for Anurag and actor Taapsee in close to 20 locations in Mumbai and Pune.
In the year 2011, the IT department raided offices and houses of the actress for tax evasion on income accruing from advertisements, foreign assignments and guest appearances.
The IT department also raided properties and offices of Priyanka Chopra. Reports also suggest that they found hidden income worth Rs 6 crore from Priyanka and other possessions worth Rs 1.5 crore from her father, Dr Ashok Chopra, and her assistant, Chand Mishra, who was also scrutinised by the investigating agency.
In 2012, Sonu Nigam, Sonu Sood, and Sanjay Dutt’s house were raided by the IT department. The reports also said that just a day before the raid, Sanjay Dutt’s wife, Maanayata Dutt was seen sporting one watch that cost approximately Rs 55-60 lakh.