Saturday, July 20, 2013
| 4:37:30 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
0 Comments | 539 Views | Copyright: IANS
Showing exemplary attentiveness to the film's far-reaching inspirational impact, the Maharashtra government on Saturday granted tax exemption to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", a biopic on former athlete Milkha Singh.
The speedy manoeuvre has taken Mehra by complete surprise.
"We anticipated a tax exemption. But the fact that the Maharashtra government acted so speedily is very heartening. The film would now be accessible to those middle-class Indians who cannot afford the ticket prices at multiplexes. That thought makes me very happy," said Mehra.
The filmmaker hopes other states would follow suit and grant the movie a tax exemption in the coming week.
Actor Farhan Akhtar, who plays Milkha Singh in the movie, said: "I'm extremely grateful to the Chief Minister and Revenue Minister of Maharashtra for their support in this regard. They've ensured that Milkhaji's inspiring life would now be accessible to many more citizens in Maharashtra."
"Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" released July 12.
On the occasion of Friendship Day on Sunday, actor-filmmaker Farhan ...
Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says she is inspired by the fashion sense of ...
Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.
Popular Channels :Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK
Quick Links :Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index