Mumbai: The Income-Tax Department is conducting searches at houses and offices of Madhu Mantena, actress Taapsee Pannu, director/producer Anurag Kashyap and Vikas Bahl. Madhu Mantena runs the talent management agency, Kwaan. The I-T department is conducting searches on people related to Phantom Films for tax evasion. Raids are underway at 22 locations linked to Phantom Films and Kwan in Mumbai, IndiaToday.in reported.
Phantom Films was a film production and distribution company established by Anurag Kashyap, director Vikramaditya Motwane, producer Madhu Mantena and Vikas Bahl in 2011. The company was dissolved in October 2018 after sexual harassment charges were levied on Phantom Films’ co-founder Vikas Bahl.