After actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s sudden and untimely demise, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) started probing the money angle in the late actor’s death case, following the FIR filed by his father. In a significant development in the actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case, according to reports in India Today, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned producer Dinesh Vijan about a suspicious payment worth crores, allegedly made to SSR, for a film he worked with him in the past. The missing payment was of Rs 17 Crore. The report stated that SSR’s Raabta producer Dinesh Vijan is currently in Dubai.
As per the report, a source revealed that the amount that was paid to the late actor, which is under investigation, was for the film titled Raabta that starred Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon in the lead roles. The movie released in 2017 and the report stated that Dinesh Vijan was quizzed by the ED, last month. The source in the report mentioned that Vijan was asked to submit documents related to the payments made to the late actor and has submitted some as well. But, as per the source in the report, the Raabta producer failed to submit the shoot budget details which were for an overseas shoot that took place in Hungary.
Meanwhile, the ED had also searched producer Dinesh Vijan’s residence and office. Reportedly, after the producer failed to submit the required details, the agency searched Vijan’s residence and office on October 14. As per reports, during the search, the ED had found documents related to the budget and expenditure submitted to the authorities at Budapest in Hungary. The report stated that Rs 50 crore was the budget of the film, out of which Rs 17 Crore was paid to SSR.
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput died on June 14. He was found dead at his Mumbai apartment. After the actor’s demise, his father had filed an FIR accusing Rhea Chakraborty, her family members, and others of siphoning a sum of Rs 15 crore from SSR’s account. Also Read: Swara Bhaskar On Love Jihad And The Growing Intolerance, 'Hatred Has Been Normalised' - EXCLUSIVE
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