A decision to this effect was taken by the cabinet of each state, in compliance with government policies.
Produced by Ravi Bhagchandka under the banner of 200 Not Out, 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' is directed by British filmmaker James Erskine.
"We are very pleased that 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' is tax free in the states of Kerala and Chhattisgarh... Thanks to the tax-exemption in these states, many more people will be able to watch the inspiring story of Sachin Tendulkar, and learn from/about how he overcame the darker, more testing phases of his life", Bhagchandka said in a statement here.
A R Rahman has given the music for the film. The biographical drama is all set for a worldwide release on May 26.