'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' | Tendulkar's biopic declared tax free in Delhi

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 June 2017, 06:07 PM
'Sachin: A Billion Dreams': Tendulkar's biopic declared tax free in Delhi
'Sachin: A Billion Dreams': Tendulkar's biopic declared tax free in Delhi

The much talked about docu-drama 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' which talks about the life of legendary cricket Sachin Tendulkar has been declared tax-free in Delhi. The decision was made by the Entertainment Tax Branch of the Delhi government, which issued the orders on Wednesday to give the movie a tax-free status in the national captial.

With this 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' has become tax-free in six territories including Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Kerala, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

Talking about the movie, 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' has garnered a lot of appreciation from both critics and the audience from across the country. The movie which was release on May 26 has managed to make a collection of Rs Rs. 35.75 cr in six days of release.

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Interestingly, 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' isn't the only movie which has been declared free from entertainment tax in Delhi. In fact, Irrfan Khan's recently release 'Hindi Medium' too has been given a tax-free status in the state, after being exempted of entertainment tax in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Directed by Saket Chaudhary, "Hindi Medium" is a satire on education system of the country where studying in English medium schools is considered a status symbol.

First Published: Thursday, June 01, 2017 05:57 PM
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