Akshay Kumar & Manushi Chhillar's Samrat Prithviraj is tax-free in Gujarat, CM Bhupendra Patel announces


Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chhillar's Samrat Prithviraj opened to good reviews and took a decent start at the box office. Directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the historical film is about warrior king Prithviraj Chauhan and his wife Sanyogita. 

Now, almost a week after Samrat Prithviraj's release, the Gujarat government has declared the film tax-free in the state. According to a media agency's report, "Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has decided to make Samrat Prithviraj, a Bollywood movie on the life of India’s brave warrior king Prithviraj Chauhan, tax-free in the state."

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A special screening of Samrat Prithviraj was hosted for India's Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi days before the film's release. After watching the film, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath declared it tax-free in his state. Not just this, Samrat Prithviraj is tax-free in Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand too. 

Samrat Prithviraj is produced by Yash Raj Films. It also stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Ashutosh Rana, Sakshi Tanwar and Manav Vij. The film is primarily based on Prithviraj Raso.

(Source: PTI)