Kangana Ranaut, who recently recovered from COVID-19, said the government is charging her interest on the pending amount but she still welcomes this move.
Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has said that despite being the highest-paid actress, she failed to pay her taxes on time due to "no work". Taking to Instagram, the 34-year-old Queen actor said she is yet to pay half of the tax money she owes the government.
"Even though I come under highest tax slab pay almost 45 percent of my income as tax, even though I am the highest tax paying actress but because of no work haven’t paid half of my last year’s tax yet, first time in my life I am late in paying tax," Ranaut wrote on Instagram stories.
Ranaut said the government was charging her interest on the pending amount but she still welcomes this move.
"I am late in paying tax but the government is charging me interest on that pending tax money, still I welcome this move," she said, adding that "time could be tough for us individually but together we are tougher than the time".
Ranaut, who was recently banned from Twitter for her controversial tweets, will be next seen in the multilingual biographical film Thalaivi, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 second wave in India.
Directed by Vijay and written by KV Vijayendra Prasad, the movie is about the life of J Jayalalithaa, former Tamil Nadu CM and actor was gearing to release theatrically on April 23.
The National Award-winning actor will also headline movies "Tejas" and actioner Dhaakad while Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda and a film on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi are in the pipeline.
She also recently recovered from COVID-19. In a post, she called COVID-19 "noting but a small-time flue" prompting Instagram to delete the post.
Ranaut defended her post saying, "Instagram has deleted my post
, where I threatened to demolish Covid because some were hurt.” Further stating that she heard about “terrorists and communists sympathisers” but “Covid fan club ...awesome”.