Following the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, there have been many reports of people possessing illegal money. Yes, most of it is in the form of old notes and everyone is trying hard to invest the amount without being caught.
However, producers of Baahubali, Prasad Devineni and Shobu Yarlagadda couldn’t escape so easily. Yes, on Friday, Income Tax department officials raided the Banjara Hills Office of Arka Mediaworks.
However, sources said that the team conducted raids in around 30 locations related to Shobu and Prasad, including their homes and relatives’ homes in Andhra Pradesh. Moreover, they conducted raid even at a distributor’s home.
The team found around Rs 70 crores (Banned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes) after investigating all the locations. Moreover, the officials seized key documents from the producers’ offices.
“Baahubali” had become highly successful and it collected around Rs 650 crores. Now, the 2nd part is all set to be released next year in the month of April. The expected production cost is around Rs 250 crores.