Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Swara Bhaskar-starrer “Nil Battey Sannata” will be tax-free in Uttar Pradesh, state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced on Thursday.
Yadav shared the news on Twitter.
“Touched by the story of ‘Nil Battey Sannata’, which was filmed in Agra. We have made the film tax-free in UP,” he tweeted.
Hoping that the news will motivate the people to watch the film, Swara shared her excitement.
“I am very grateful and excited with this news. That the state government found the film worthy of being tax-free on Day One which is very rare and adds a lot of credibility to our film. I hope the audiences are motivated now to go in large numbers and watch our film,” the “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” actress said in a statement.
Produced by Anand L. Rai and Ajay Rai, the film also features actors Ratna Pathak, Pankaj Tripathi and Ria.
The film releases on Friday with its Tamil remake “Amma Kanakku”.