Deverakonda reached the ED office at 8:30 in the morning. Liger was Devarakonda's debut film, whose budget is said to be around 100 crores.
Hyderabad: Actor Vijay Deverakonda was questioned by the ED on Wednesday regarding the funding of his film Liger. ED let him go after 12 hours of questioning. The ED started questioning Devarkonda at 8:30 in the morning, which continued till around 9 in the night.
ED is questioning Devkarkonda regarding the funding of his first Hindi film Liger. The budget of this film is being told around 100 crores. ED had questioned not only Devarakonda but also the film’s producer Charmi Kaun regarding funding in this film. Kaur was questioned by the ED on 17 November. During that time he was specifically questioned on the allegations of violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act.
“By getting popularity, there will be few troubles and side effects. It is an experience, it’s life. I did my duty when I was called, I came and answered the questions. They did not call me again,” said Mr Deverakonda after the questioning which started at 8.30 am ended.
This is not the first case of ED interrogating artists associated with the film world. Earlier, ED had also questioned Jacqueline Fernandes for seven hours in a money laundering case. The Economic Offenses Wing of Delhi Police i.e. EOW had questioned Jacqueline Fernandes in the money laundering case of 200 crores.
Delhi Police had questioned Jacqueline last week as well. Earlier, Pinky Irani and Jacqueline Fernandes were interrogated face-to-face by Delhi Police’s Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) in the case related to alleged swindler Sukesh Chandrasekhar. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has named Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez as an accused in its chargesheet filed in a multi-crore money laundering case involving alleged swindler Sukesh Chandrasekhar.
Mr Deverakonda debuted with the 2011 Telugu film ‘Nuvvila’ and shot to fame with the 2017 blockbuster ‘Arjun Reddy’.