If a sting operation by News18 is to be believed, many Pakistani artists including Fawad Khan are still opting for black money to crack deals.
An investigation team of News18 carried out a sting operation where a reporter posed as a manager of a Delhi-based industrialist and approached the managers of some Pakistani artists. And the list includes Fawad Khan, Pakistani model Mawra Hocane and singers Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
And what happened next will shock you.
Know what the managers of the artists said…
As per the report by News18, Fawad Khan’s manager demanded Rs 50 lakh for a two-hour appearance at a wedding function. The manager made clear that 25% of the deal amount should be paid in black while the rest should be transferred to the actor’s UAE-based bank account.
The managers of Pak artists like Shafqat Amanat Ali and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan demanded Rs 35 lakh and Rs 65 lakh respectively. But their payment condition was also the same. One of the managers also said that by depositing the money directly into the UAE account will help them save on the taxes.
News18’s report carries some of the excerpts from the conversation the reporter had. To read the full report, click here.