Authored by Sunil Mehrotra | Edited by sangeeta tomar | Navbharat Times | Updated: Sep 13, 2021, 4:30 PM
Sameer Wankhede, who made Bollywood celebrities sleepless after the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, is the husband of Marathi film actress Kranti Redkar. Sameer’s wife has also worked with Ajay Devgn in the film ‘Gangajal’.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty was also arrested. He had also arrested Comedian Bharti Singh. Sameer Wankhede’s wife is famous Marathi actress Kranti Redkar, who has also worked with Ajay Devgn in the Bollywood film ‘Gangajal’, but despite the wife’s Bollywood connection, Sameer Wankhede has never been soft on Bollywood celebrities. Didn’t.
When said to an actress – custom duty is not paid then …
When he was in customs, and working at the Mumbai airport, he had instructed his juniors not to run for autographs or selfies with Bollywood celebrities at the time of checking. He had stopped a famous Bollywood actress at the Mumbai airport. The actress had returned from abroad and her bag was being carried by her secretary while the actress was leaving the Green Channel. Sameer Wankhede told that actress that you have to pass through here with your bag. If you have not paid custom duty, then you will be responsible for it, not your secretary.
Strictly with Bollywood celebrities, but these two actors like
Once when a Bollywood actress and her husband spoke harshly to Sameer Wankhede about custom duty, he told both of them simply that if you do not pay the fine, then tax both of them on charges of tax evasion. Give. Somebody once jokingly asked Sameer Wankhede that you are so strict towards Bollywood celebrities, but there must be someone in Bollywood who will be your favourite. In response, he took just two names – Ajay Devgan and Sunny Deol. But also said that I will not favor them either.
Often attempts are made to please the customs in the name of gifts, but when Sameer Wankhede was in customs, he had told his family that whenever a gift comes in his name, never receive it.
He is an IRS officer, but he has worked everywhere from IB to NIA and DRI to Customs. Mumbai has been in NCB for the last one year. He was never a part of the police department, but his father was associated with the Maharashtra Police. So he got the rites of detection and investigation from his father.