The death of Sushant Singh Rajput has left the whole nation in shock. It’s been more than five months since the actor was found dead under mysterious circumstances. Three central agencies enforcement directorate, the NCB and CBI has been investigating the case. While ED has been looking into the money laundering angle in Sushant’s death case, it is reported that ED has found a suspicious payment of worth Rs 17 crores allegedly made to the late actor. According to the media reports, this suspicious ‘missing’ payment was made by producer Dinesh Vijan for his 2017 released Raabta starring SRR and Kriti Sanon in the lead.
According to the report of India Today the producer, Dinesh Vijan was supposed to submit the documents detailing the payment made to Sushant for Raabta. While the producer had submitted some of the documents, he missed out on sharing the details of overseas shoot budget. The report also claimed that the agency had searched Vijan’s residence for the same in October. During this search, the officials found documents related to the budget and expenditure of film Raabta submitted to authorities at Budapest in Hungary. Reportedly, the budget of the film was around Rs 50 crore and the document stated that Rs 17 crores were paid to Sushant.
According to the report, while this payment is suspicious, Dinesh has been questioned about the same and he has failed to provide information about how the payment was made to the late actor and where did the money go. On the other hand, Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films has rubbished the reports and clarified that the it didn't give any money to the late actor in Hungary.