and Anurag Kashyap recently made the headlines after the Income Tax department conducted a raid at their Mumbai residence this afternoon. The news was confirmed by ANI with a tweet that read as, “Income Tax raids underway at the properties of film director Anurag Kashyap and actor Taapsee Pannu in Mumbai: Income Tax Department.” The news indeed came as a shocker for everyone. In fact, a source has also informed Pinkvilla that filmmaker Vikas Bahl’s residence was also raided by the officials of the IT department.
According to media reports, the raids were conducted in connection with tax evasion and the officials had raided around 20 locations in Mumbai, Pune and other places including premises related to Phantom Films which was jointly owned by Anurag, Vikas and Madhu Mantena. Ever since the news has surfaced, social media has been abuzz and several memes are doing the rounds on different platforms regarding the IT raids at Taapsee and Anurag’s respective residence.
Take a look at memes on Twitter post IT department conducted raids at Taapsee Pannu and Anurag Kashyap’s residences:
— Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Memes, India (@memenist_) March 3, 2021
— Srinivas Reddy – Koo ID: @cnureddy2790 (@cnureddy2790) March 3, 2021
Both of them right now : pic.twitter.com/8Tj1QsIXAm
— Ghumantu Bhutiya (@GhumantuBhutiya) March 3, 2021
— Naman (@Naman090) March 3, 2021
IT raids are reportedly underway at properties of #taapseepannu
*le me pic.twitter.com/MYrM8tCMsc
— Mohit (@MohitKu87669919) March 3, 2021
— DIVINE RAYS (@DrTripathiAnoop) March 3, 2021
Okay so now what she is gonna do?
— Prakhar Gupta (@Prakhar1869) March 3, 2021
Meanwhile, Taapsee and Anurag had recently grabbed the eyeballs after the actor and director duo had collaborated for their upcoming project Dobaaraa. The movie happens to be a sci-fi film and will mark the Naam Shabana star’s second collaboration with Kashyap after their 2018 release Manmarziyaan. Sharing the news, Taapsee wrote, “Time. Space. Universe. 2021 will make you question everything. Filming begins soon! @anuragkashyap time to add some lights and colour to your frame again, let’s do it #DOBAARAA.” As per a recent update, the team had recently begun shooting for the movie and Taapsee was seen sharing pics from the sets on social media