Mersal row: GST intelligence department denies reports of raid on actor Vishal's production company

Directorate General of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence (DGGSTI) denied reports that it raided the premises of top Tamil actor Vishal's film production company.

PTI October 23, 2017 20:14:20 IST
Mersal row: GST intelligence department denies reports of raid on actor Vishal's production company

Chennai: Directorate General of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence (DGGSTI) on Monday denied reports in a section of the media that it raided the premises of top Tamil actor Vishal's film production company.

Mersal row GST intelligence department denies reports of raid on actor Vishals production company

File image of actor Vishal. News18.com

It was referring to reports, including by some television channels, on Monday that the officers of the Directorate had searched the premises of the company.

"It is to clarify that the officers of DGGSTI have not conducted any such search operations and the news which is being circulated is factually incorrect and false," Joint Director of DGGSTI PVK Rajasekhar said in a release.

Actor-producer Vishal has his own film production unit Vishal Film Factory.

Vishal is the president of Tamil Film Producers Council (TFPC) and general secretary of the South Indian Artistes' Association.

Updated Date:

also read

GST Council meeting on Friday; tax concession to 11 COVID drugs, bringing petrol and diesel under GST on cards
Business

GST Council meeting on Friday; tax concession to 11 COVID drugs, bringing petrol and diesel under GST on cards

Tax rate on Amphotericin B, Tocilizumab was cut to 'Nil', while Remdesivir and Heparin was reduced to five percent in June 2021.

Tabu to reunite with Vishal Bhardwaj for Netflix India spy thriller Khufiya
Entertainment

Tabu to reunite with Vishal Bhardwaj for Netflix India spy thriller Khufiya

Khufiya will see Tabu play a R&AW agent "grappling with her dual identity of a spy and a lover."

Swiggy, Zomato to collect 5% GST from customers starting 1 Jan, 2021; here's how much you will have to pay
Business

Swiggy, Zomato to collect 5% GST from customers starting 1 Jan, 2021; here's how much you will have to pay

Nirmala Sitharaman made the announcement after the GST Council meeting, which has made the decision for ease in tax administration.