UP is living up to its image of being one of the most film-friendly states in the country. Not just by facilitating film shootings, the state is also wooing filmmakers by making their movies tax-free in UP. The latest in the list of films to be made tax-free in the state in 2016 is ‘Nil Battey Sannata’ starring Swara Bhaskar.
But surprisingly Salman Khan’s Sultan has been made tax free in the state even before its releases. Salman has finished shooting portions of his film ‘Sultan’ in Morna, district Muzaffarnagar on Thursday.
UP, Madan Chauhan, minister for entertainment tax declared the film tax-free in UP! He was quoted as saying, “Since the shooting of ‘Sultan’ will be taking place in Muzaffarnagar, it will be made tax-free in the state. This way other filmmakers will also be motivated to shoot their films in Uttar Pradesh.”
Salman Khan’s upcoming film Sultan has been in news ever since it has been announced. Salman will play the role of a Haryana-based wrestler, Sultan Ali Khan, in the film which also stars Anushka Sharma and Randeep Hooda in key roles. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Sultan is set to hit the screens on Eid this year