New Delhi : Following the footsteps of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Delhi, Rajasthan too has declared Sonam Kapoor-starrer ‘Neerja’ tax-free.
The trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news by tweeting #Neerja granted tax free status by the Government of Rajasthan.”
Expressing her gratitude to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, the `Prem Ratan Dhan Payo` actress wrote, “A huge Thank You to Hon CM Smt @vasundharaBJP for making #Neerja tax free. Humbled by the gesture towards our nation’s pride Neerja Bhanot.”
Earlier, the director of the flick Ram Madhvani said in a statement that they wanted the film to be made tax free so that stories like ‘Neerja’ can reach to maximum people.
‘Neerja,’ which was released on 19 February, narrates the story of a Pan Am purser, who was felled by hijackers bullets while saving the passengers during the Pan Am holdup at Karachi airport on September 5 1986. (ANI)