One of the most loved actors in the south Industry, Vijay Deverakonda made his bollywood debut in Liger with Ananya Panday but the movie proved a disaster. According to the information he appeared for questioning in connection with his recently released movie 'Liger' in Hyderabad. ED summoned actor and producer Charmee Kaur and Director Puri Jagannath after they received a complaint stating that foreign funding including Hawala money was invested in the movie.
Earlier ED summoned producer Charmee Kaur and Director Puri Jagannath after they received a complaint stating that foreign funding including Hawala money. Charmee Kaur and Puri Jagannath were questioned by ED few days ago. Now Vijay Devarakonda arrived at ED office after being summoned for questioning.
According to the information the actor is being questioned about sources of funding for the movie, his remuneration, and payments made to other actors including American boxer Mike Tyson. Mike Tyson also played an extended cameo in the movie, reported to have been produced with a budget of about Rs 125 crore. They took up the investigation after Congress leader Bakka Judson lodged a complaint about the investment into the movie through dubious routes. He had complained that even politicians had invested money in Liger. He claimed that the investors found it the easiest way of turning their black money into white.
Speaking of Liger, a sports drama released on August 25. The film marks Vijay's debut in Hindi cinema and Ananya's first multi-lingual film. The film will release in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam. It is produced by Jagannadh, Charmme Kaur, Karan Johar, and Apoorva Mehta. , he returned to acting with his Bollywood debut in the film, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, co-starring Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachhan and Anushka Sharma.