New Delhi: Delhi and UP government today declared actress Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja tax-free. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds finance portfolio, said that the decision will be implemented
with immediate effect.
"Have ordered to make the movie 'Neerja' tax-free. The decision to be implemented with immediate effect," Sisodia tweeted.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav too took to Twitter to make the announcement.
"'Neerja,' the movie will be tax-free in UP," he wrote.
The movie is based on the life of young flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, who died trying to save the lives of 350-odd passengers on a hijacked Pan Am aircraft in 1986.
The film, which released on February 19, has already been declared tax-free in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Directed by Ram Madhvani, the biographical film also stars Shabana Azmi, Shekhar Ravijani, Jim Sarbh and Yogendra Tiku in