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Sonam thanks Arvind Kejriwal, Akhilesh Yadav for making Neerja tax-free in Delhi, UP

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Published Feb 27, 2016, 9:31 am IST
Updated Feb 27, 2016, 9:31 am IST
After Maharashtra and Gujurat, Neerja directed by Ram Madhvani, is now tax-free in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
Director Ram Madhvani said he wanted Neerja to be made tax-free so that such stories could reach a wider audience.
 Director Ram Madhvani said he wanted Neerja to be made tax-free so that such stories could reach a wider audience.

After being announced tax-free in Maharashtra and Gujurat, Sonam Kapoor starrer 'Neerja' is now tax-free in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh as well.

The 30-year-old actress took to her Twitter handle last evening to make the formal announcement. Sonam thanked politician Akhilesh Yadav on her social networking handle with a message that read, "#Neerja is tax free in #uttarpradesh! thank you @yadavakhilesh sir! Thank you for doing this.. We feel so blessed!"

 

Sonam also thanked Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal for making the Ram Madhvani film tax free in Delhi as well.

She tweeted, "Thank you @ArvindKejriwal sir for this!! #delhi is also tax free!! Team #Neerja is very grateful!

In a previous interview, director Ram Madhvani had said that he, along with team 'Neerja' wanted the film to be made tax-free so that stories like  that of Neerja Bhanot's can reach a wider audience.

 

'Neerja,' which was released on 19 February, narrates the story of a Pan Am airhostess, who was shot in cold blood by hijackers while saving the passengers during the Pan Am holdup at Karachi airport on September 5 1986.

In adition to this good news, latest reports on the film state that they have acquired an additional 200 screens.

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