The Madras High Court on Tuesday, July 13 imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on actor Thalapathy Vijay reportedly for not paying entry tax for his Rolls Royce car. According to reports, Vijay has been directed to pay the fine to the Chief Minister’s Corona Relief Fund within 2 weeks.
The latest Tweet by ANI states, ‘Madras High Court criticises Tamil actor Vijay, says, reel heroes are hesitating to pay taxes The court dismisses a writ petition filed by the actor in 2012 seeking exemption of entry tax on his luxury car imported from England. Court imposes fine of Rs 1 lakh on him.’ On a related note, a few days back a video on the internet claimed that Vijay was driving his wine-coloured swanky Rolls Royce in Chennai, which had created quite a buzz on social media. Though it is not known if Vijay was driving the car, several reports and social media posts stated that it was the actor taking his car for a spin in the outskirts.