‘Dangal’ is now tax-free in UP – Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan’s much-awaited flick has finally hit worldwide theaters today and it looks like it has already set the box office on fire. The movie started off with good occupancy across the nation. Based on the true story of former Indian wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat who trained his daughters Geeta and Babita Kumari to become world class wrestlers and represent the country at International level. The film of such nature should definitely get all kinds of privilege as it is focusing more on the subject of women empowerment.
The excitement about the movie is at its peak among fans and film community as well. Now, here is good news for the makers of the film as this biopic has been declared tax-free in Uttar Pradesh. A decision to this effect was announced by state cabinet meeting organized over by Chief Minister of UP, Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday, December, 20th. According to the reports, Uttar Pradesh is one of the most important markets when it comes to box office collections and this will be a great advantage for the movie considering the current scenario of the country after the demonetization move.
The film has already garnered a grand interest to watch. As it has got tax free status in one of the major states of the country, something which will surely help it to get good gains in that region and also its box office collection is expected to be amazing in coming days. The Chief Executive Officer, Film and Producers Guild of India said that the different state governments too, grant entertainment tax exemption on the basis of the main theme of the film. We are pretty much sure that it will be soon proclaimed as tax-free in other state governments as well. Let’s see what magic this wrestling drama spreads.