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Maharashtra Yet To Decide, Yogi Govt Makes Tanhaji Tax-free In UP; Ajay Devgn 'delighted'

Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday made Ajay Devgn's 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior' tax-free in the state. The actor thanked the CM

Ajay Devgn

Amid a demand for tax-free status to 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior', the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday made Ajay Devgn's film tax-free in the state. The lead actor and the producer of the film, Devgn, took to his Twitter handle to thank the UP Chief Minister. He wrote: "Thank you Shri Yogi Adityanathji for making #TanhajiTheUnsungWarrior Tax-Free in Uttar Pradesh. I would also be delighted Sir if you watched our film @myogiadityanath #TanhajiUnitesIndia"

"Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior" is based on the life of Tanaji Malsure, the 17th Century military leader of Chhatrapati Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire..

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Tanhaji which also stars Kajol and Saif Ali Khan has been unstoppable at the box-office. The movie has collected Rs. 75.68 crore till now and has been receiving tremendous reviews by both reviewers and viewers. 

Will try to make 'Tanhaji' tax-free in Maharashtra: Thorat

Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat on Monday spoke about making 'Tanhaji' tax-free in the state. He said the issue would be taken up with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. "Earlier, the Revenue ministry used to take a decision on making a movie tax-free, but now the tax has been subsumed in the GST. Still, I will personally take up the issue with CM Uddhav Thackeray," he told reporters.

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(With PTI inputs)



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