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Ajay Devgn Thanks Maharashtra Government For Declaring ‘Tanhaji’ Tax Free

Bollywood Star Ajay Devgn Has Thanked Maharashtra Government For Making His Latest Film “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior' Tax Free In The State.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Assem Sharma | Updated on: 23 Jan 2020, 09:39:49 PM
Ajay Devgn Thanks Maharashtra Govt For Declaring ‘Tanhaji’ Tax Free

Ajay Devgn Thanks Maharashtra Govt For Declaring ‘Tanhaji’ Tax Free (Photo Credit: file photo )

New Delhi:

Bollywood star Ajay Devgn has thanked Maharashtra government for making his latest film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior tax free in the state.

The Maharashtra Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, on Wednesday approved a proposal to exempt the period drama of tax in the state. “Thank you Uddhav Thackeray ji for declaring #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior tax-free in the state of Maharashtra. @OfficeofUT @CMOMaharashtra,” Devgn tweeted.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior is based on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s trusted lieutenant Tanaji Malusare, a legendary military leader who played a pivotal role in capturing the Kondana Fort (now known as Sinhagad Fort) located near Pune, has grossed over Rs 150 crore at box office since release on January 10. The film, which also stars Saif Ali Khan and Kajol, has been directed by Om Raut.

The Maharashtra Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to make Ajay Devgn-starrer "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior" tax-free in the state. The film based on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's trusted lieutenant Tanaji Malusare, who played a pivotal role in capturing the Kondana fort, now known as Sinhagad Fort located near Pune, has grossed over Rs 150 crore since it its release on January 10.

Last week, the chief minister himself brought up the topic about the film in the Cabinet. He had sought a proposal for tax exemption of the film, which recreates the valour and bravery of Malusare.

State Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat and Women and Child Welfare Minister Yashomati Thakur earlier said the issue was discussed last week in the Cabinet where ministers were unanimous about making the film tax-free. 

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First Published : 23 Jan 2020, 09:39:49 PM
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