Amitabh Bachchan pays Rs 70 crore tax for financial year 2018-19
Bollywood biggies are some of the highest taxpayers in the country. As the tax season in underway, fans get to know which celeb pays how much tax and makes an estimate of their net worth.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan paid Rs 70 crore as tax for the financial year 2018-19. "Mr Bachchan has paid Rs 70 crore tax for the financial year 2018-19," his spokesperson said to IANS.
In the recent past, Big B also paid off loans of 2,084 farmers in Muzaffarpur, Bihar. He has also donated Rs 10 lakh to the family members of each victim of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack.
Some of the other highest tax payers in Bollywood are Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Karan Johar, Shah Rukh Khan and the likes.
Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in Badla. Shot largely in Glasgow, Scotland, it is a mystery thriller which also features Taapsee Pannu, Amrita Singh, Tony Luke, Manav Kaul and Tanveer Ghani. The film is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment and Azure Entertainment. An official adaptation of the 2017 Spanish film The Invisible Guest, its story follows an interaction between a lawyer and a businesswoman regarding a murder.
Big B will soon be seen in fantasy trilogy Brahmastra, produced by Dharma Productions. Backed by Fox Star Studios, the movie stars Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan and Nagarjuna in key roles. He is also teaming up with Emraan Hashmi for a mystery thriller, which is set to be released on February 21, 2020.
Besides this, he is making his Tamil film debut too directed by Tamilvanan.