'Nil Battey Sannata' declared tax free in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh
Director Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s “Nil Battey Sannata” has been declared tax free in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav declared the decision on Twitter.
“Nil Batte Sannatta is a great great movie. U must watch it. Tax-free in Delhi,” Kejriwal wrote on Twitter.
“Touched by the story of ‘Nil Battey Sannata’, which was filmed in Agra. We have made the film tax free in UP,” Yadav tweeted.
“After watching the poignant story of a mother and her daughter, Delhi and UP state authorities praised the movie for being an entertainer and socially relevant to our time and unanimously decided to make the film ‘tax free’ so that such heartwarming and inspiring stories can reach to maximum people,” the filmmakers said in a statement.
The movie based on the education system of India revolves around the life of a mother and her daughter.
“It’s a heartwarming story that promises to both entertain and educate. Hopefully, such encouraging support will inspire more filmmakers to come up with stories like ‘Nil Battey Sannata’,” producer Aanand L Rai said in a statement.