Taapsee Pannu Shocked to See her Huge Electricity Bill, other Celebrities too Complained about a Similar Problem

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Tapsee Pannu Shocked to See her Huge Electricity Bill

Bollywood celebs are known for living a luxurious lifestyle. But it is not just the common man, even Bollywood celebrities get shocked when they get outrageous electricity bills.

Tapsee Pannu Shocked to See her Huge Electricity Bill

Since the past few days, these Bollywood stars have been shocked to see their electricity bills. In the past, many Bollywood and TV stars have complained that their electricity bill has suddenly increased.

Recently, Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu shared a picture of her electricity bill on social media and made a complaint tagging the concerned electricity provider. After this, many other stars also posted that they too were having a similar issue with their electricity bills.

Tapsee Pannu Shocked to See her Huge Electricity Bill

Taapsee often voices her views and opinions on social media on issues related to the country. However, this time the issue was a bit different, this time it was her own electricity bill. Seeing the huge electricity bill of her house,Tapsee was shocked and upset. She shared this information by posting tweets along with pictures of her electricity bills and expressing her shock over it.

Tapsee Pannu Shocked to See her Huge Electricity Bill

The bill she got for the month of April was Rs 4,390 and the one for the month of May amounted to Rs 3,850 only. While she was charged Rs 36,000 for the month of June 2020 an increase of over 800%.

Tapsee Pannu Shocked to See her Huge Electricity Bill

She tweeted, “3 months of lockdown and I wonder what appliance(s) I have newly used or bought in the apartment only last month to have such an insane rise in my electricity bill. @Adani_Elec_Mum what kind of POWER r u charging us for?”

After this, Taapsee made another tweet, in which he said that a bill has also come for the apartment where no one lives. She wrote by tweeting, “And this one is for an apartment where no one stays n it’s only visited once in a week for cleaning purpose @Adani_Elec_Mum I am now worried if someone is actually using the apartment without our knowledge and you have helped us uncover the reality”

Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited got back to her and gave a redressal link. But when Taapsee tried to register a complaint, the link did not allow her access to which she wrote, “So a quick response issue but permission not issued ! Matlab is this some kind of besti (insult) link,”

Users even started cracking jokes on this incident:

Not only Taapsee Pannu, but other actors too were worried about their electricity bill. After Tapsee’s tweet, Actor Veer Das has also spoken about the increased bill through a tweet. He tweeted, “Anyone else in Mumbai get an electricity bill that is triple what they usually pay?”

Actress Renuka Shahane also tweeted on the sudden increase in electricity bill and wrote, “Dear @Adani_Elec_Mum I got a bill of Rs5510/= on the 9th of May while in June I got a bill of Rs 29,700 combining May & June where you’ve charged me Rs 18080 for the month of May. How did Rs.5510/= become Rs.18080/=?”

Even Dino Morea tweeted, “I was just going to tweet about it. Literally got a shock, pun intended. There was no surge in electricity, just the bill @Adani_Elec_Mum”

Pulit Samrat too tweeted, “My bill’s 30,000/- too!!!!!!! Kya mazaak hai!!?!”

Huma Qureshi said in a tweet, “What are these new electricity rates ??
@Adani_Elec_Mum Last month I paid 6k .. and this month 50 k ????!!! What is this new price surge ?? Kindly enlighten us“

Apart from these many other celebrities like Neha Dhupia, Shruti Seth, Kamya Punjabi and others too had a similar issue with their electricity bills.

However within hours, Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited extended a clarification on the issue. IANS quoted a spokesperson of Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML), who have faced complaints by several consumers including Taapsee saying “We have re-started physical meter reading which was temporarily halted since March because of Covid-19. Bills were generated on the lower side, being an average of preceding three months, that is, December, January and February, which are winter months. Actual consumption in the months of April, May and June is comparatively higher due to seasonal impact (summer) and increased usage (advent of Lockdown/WfH).

The spokesperson added: “The bill amount for the past period shall be accounted as per Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) guidelines. The consumers will start receiving the bills based on their actual consumption with appropriate tariff slab benefits,”

On Taapsee’s claims, the AEML spokesperson said, “Upon receipt of the complaint, we have verified the meter reading and found to be correct.”

Taapsee Pannu is one of the illustrious actresses of Bollywood. Taapsee has earned a place in every heart with her strong acting in films like ‘Judwaa 2’, ‘Mission Mangal’, ‘Pink’ and many others. Taapsee was last seen in Anubhav Sinha’s Thappad and her performance was praised a lot.

Tapsee Pannu Shocked to See her Huge Electricity Bill

She will now be seen in movies ‘Rashami Rocket’ and ‘Haseen Dilruba’.

Tapsee Pannu Shocked to See her Huge Electricity Bill

What are your thoughts on this? Have you too received got insanely high electricity bill?

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