Rakul Preet, famous actress in Tollywood and acted in Kollywood and Bollywood was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to participate in its investigation into an alleged money laundering case connected to the 2017 Tollywood drug case. 

According to media reports, the agency interrogated a number of other Telugu film industry actors, and Rakul was also called in for the same case.

The actor starring in 2022 movie ‘Doctor G’, Rakul Preet Singh, has been requested to appear before the ED on December 19 for questioning, local media reported.

The actor had earlier been called up as part of the investigation and had appeared before the central investigation agency in September of last year. 

Along with Rakul Preet, the ED called Pilot Rohith Reddy, a Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLA, for questioning on Friday. Earlier he recently lodged a complaint in the MLA poaching case against BJP officials  

Earlier a three-member gang, including musician turned drug lord Calvin Mascarenhas, was detained by Telangana’s Prohibition and Excise department in 2017 for reportedly trafficking drugs like LSD and MDMA. 

On July 2, 2017, customs officers arrested musician Calvin Mascarenhas and two other people, busting the drugs ring, and seizing drugs worth Rs 30 lakh from their possession

According to PTI, authorities said that the gang had close to 1,000 clients, including students from city-based schools and colleges, Tollywood actors and actresses, senior executives from MNCs, and workers from Cyberabad IT companies. 

Tollywood actress Charmee Kaur, director Puri Jagannadh, and actor Nandu have all previously testified before the ED in this case.

Recently Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) president and state CM Chandrasekara Rao daughter Kavitha was interrogated by 7 hours in her resident by ED officials 

It is to be noted Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) party officials were critical of BJP at centre .