Who is Behind IT Raids on Bandla Ganesh?
Hyderabad: Bandla Ganesh, the star producer is now the hot topic in Tollywood as well as in Andhra Pradesh politics. Income tax authorities raided the office of Bandla Ganesh, the producer of many hit movies such as Gabbar Singh. IT authorities raided his office for about 30 hours. The quizzed him about the investments and there is also information that income tax authorities have found crores of rupees in a bank account that belongs to Bandla Ganesh. It is rumored that the notice is issued to Bandla Ganesh to pay the tax dues by the end of March and they have also taken one crore rupees advance tax from him.
Bandla Ganesh has given advances to top heroes and directors and there are rumors in cinema as well as in political circles that a powerful political leader is the real producer of and Ganesh is his Binami. Income tax authorities have questioned Ganesh about how he paid Rs. 7 to 12 crore rupees to big heroes and from which financers he took the money. As his answers were not satisfactory, he was taken to the income tax office.
It is informed that Ganesh revealed the details of who is behind him and from where he is getting the money. There were allegation about the relations between Bandla Ganesh and PCC Chief Botsa Satyanarayana. Few leaders of the congress party have already reported to Sonia Gandhi, Ahmad Patel, Azad and Vayalar Ravi. It was mentioned in the report that Botsa financed the movies via Bandla Ganesh.
Botsa Satyanrayana already made it clear that he has good relations with Bandla Ganesh he is not concerned about the allegations. Congress sources believe that the income tax raids were targeting Botsa. It is believed that Bandla Ganesh is being harassed because of political reasons. Though the truth about the whole episode is not known, since two days the news is getting the maximum attention.
Bandla Ganesh began his career as a small time comedian in Telugu movies. He played small characters in various films. Suddenly he has become a producer for films of top heroes such as Pawan Kalyan, NTR, Ram Charan and Ravi Teja. He publicly announced that he will make films with top heroes such as Mahesh, Ram Charan and Allu Arjun.
Bandla Ganesh claimed innocence and said that he has no political link. He got emotional while speaking to the media. He said he came up working hard and it is unfortunate that people do not believe in him. He said there is no need for him to be a Binami to anyone.