IT officials questioned Tamil actor Vijay on Wednesday. (Photo: Sun TV/YouTube)
Tamil actor Vijay was questioned by Income Tax officials today in connection with alleged tax evasion by AGS Entertainment, the production house behind his recent release Bigil. The actor was questioned on the sets of Master in Neyveli, Tamil Nadu.
Income Tax officials denied reports of Vijay being taken into custody for questioning. They also confirmed that the actor is being brought to his Chennai residence from Neyveli by road to "inquire" about certain cash transactions.
Vijay played the lead role in 2019 Deepavali release Bigil which was bankrolled by AGS Entertainment.
The questioning happened in Neyveli where Vijay was reportedly shooting for his upcoming film Master, which is being directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj of Kaithi fame.
Master also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Malavika Mohanan, Andrea Jeremiah, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj and Arjun Das. The film is expected to hit screens in March 2020.