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Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan to Be Tax-free in Jharkhand

The film, also starring Naseeruddin Shah, Gauahar Khan and Pallavi Sharda, hits the screens on April 14.

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Updated:April 10, 2017, 8:30 AM IST
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Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan to Be Tax-free in Jharkhand
Image: Official poster of Begum Jaan

Mumbai: Vidya Balan's upcoming film "Begum Jaan" has been declared tax-free in Jharkhand by Chief Minister Raghubar Das. Since majority of the movie's shooting took place in the state, the film set in the pre-Partition era has also been given the subsidy of Rs 2 crore for the promotion of Jharkhand as a suitable film destination.

Director Srijit Mukherji took to Twitter to share the news.

"Delighted to announce that 'Begum Jaan' has been declared tax free in Jharkhand and has also been given a subsidy of 2 cr under the Government Policy of Promotion of

Jharkhand as a Film Destination," wrote Mukherji. The producer of the movie, Mahesh Bhatt too expressed his joy on social media and thanked CM Das for his immense

support. Bhatt wrote, "Thank you Jharkhand! Thank you Raghubar Das Ji! Your support to our film 'Begum Jaan' has made a great difference. Thank you! @dasraghubar."

The film, also starring Naseeruddin Shah, Gauahar Khan and Pallavi Sharda, hits the screens on April 14.

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