Ajay Devgn’s Raid to have a sequel, film to be based on THIS infamous trader

Bollywood is hit by a sequel season with Heropanti 2, KGF Chapter 2, Tiger 3 and many others.  Now Ajay Devgn‘s hit flick Raid sequel has also been announced. Producer Kumar Mangat announced Raid 2 on Tuesday. The filmmaker was speaking at a panel discussion of the first edition of the Kashi Film Festival in Varanasi.

Raid 2 will be based on the real-life story of multiple IT raids at perfume trader Piyush Jain’s home and factory in Kanpur and Kannauj.

Speaking at the event, Kumar Mangat said that Ajay Devgn starrer only showed that money can come out of walls. But during the IT raid in Kanpur and Kannauj, the money actually started coming out of the walls.

 

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He added that the scene of money coming out of the walls in real life will also be shown in his film ‘Raid 2’.

For the unversed, Piyush Jain was arrested after raids at his residence in Kanpur and residence and factory in Kannauj. The raids were carried out by the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI). It led to the recovery of about Rs 257 crore in cash, 25 kg of gold and 250 kg of silver.

The Finance Ministry said it was the “biggest ever seizure of cash” by an enforcement agency. The trader was produced in metropolitan court and remanded to judicial custody for 14 days.

Raid(2018) featured Ajay Devgn and Ileana D’Souza in leading roles. The story of the film was based on a real-life income-tax raid conducted by IT officers in the 1980s. The longest raid in Indian history, lasted three days and two nights.

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