The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday searched the office of Malayalam actor Unni Mukundan at Ottapalam in Palakkad district to ascertain the source of funding of his latest film 'Meppadiyan'. According to reports, the action was based on a complaint. The search went on for around four hours, from 11 am to 3 pm.
Officials attached to the Kochi and Kozhikode offices of the probe agency started the raid during forenoon which is expected to be over shortly.
According to sources, the raid was to ascertain the source of funding of his latest film 'Meppadiyan', which is produced by the actor, who also plays the lead role.
The 34-year-old actor debuted in a Tamil film in 2011 following which he acted in a Malayalam film. In the past one decade, he has acted in around three dozen films.
In between, he launched his own production house and the raid, presently on is to ascertain the sources of funds.
Of late, the Kerala unit of ED has been targeting film stars, especially the new generation ones.