Chennai: Income tax officials on Wednesday raided the house of Tamil film actor Vijay and the houses of the producers of Vijay's forthcoming Tamil film "Puli", which releases in cinemas on Thursday.
Vijay in a still from 'Puli'. Pic/YouTube
"The raids were conducted following reports that some investment made in 'Puli' is unaccounted for," a source told IANS.
"Puli", a big-budget fantasy drama, is believed to be the most expensive film in the career of superstar Vijay.
Houses, offices and other properties of actors Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nayantara were also raided simultaneously.
According to sources, a total of 32 places were raided in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Hyderabad.