Bollywood movies “Sachin-a billion dreams” and “Hindi Medium” tax free in Delhi

The Entertainment Tax Branch of the Delhi government issued orders yesterday, giving both movies a tax-free status here

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"Sachin-a billion dreams" and "Hindi Medium" tax exempt in Delhi. Wikimedia

New Delhi, June 2, 2017: “Sachin: A Billion Dreams”, the docu-drama on batting legend Sachin Tendulkar’s life and Irrfan Khan-starrer “Hindi Medium” have been declared tax-free in the national capital.

The Entertainment Tax Branch of the Delhi government issued orders yesterday, giving both movies a tax-free status here.

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“Sachin: A Billion Dreams” has been written and directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka. It has been already declared tax-free in Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Kerala, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

“Hindi Medium”, also starring Pakistani actress Saba Qamar, is also tax-free in Delhi, after being exempted of entertainment tax in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Directed by Saket Chaudhary, “Hindi Medium” is a satire on education system of the country where studying in English medium schools is considered a status symbol. (IANS)