Sachin: A Billion Dreams gets tax-free status in Odisha

IANS

May,24 2017 07:00:20 IST

Bhubaneswar: The upcoming biopic on cricket legend and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar — Sachin: A Billion Dreams — has been declared tax-free by the Odisha government.

Image from Firstpost

Image from Firstpost

State Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera on 23 May 2017 said the entertainment tax on the film has been waived.

Sachin: A Billion Dreams is based on the life of Sachin Tendulkar and it is scheduled to release on 26 May.

The movie, a biographical drama, captures Tendulkar's personal journey from a young boy to a cricketing icon.

It is written and directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions.

The movie has already been declared tax-free in Kerala and Chhattisgarh.

Updated Date: May 24, 2017 07:00 AM