New Delhi: On Thursday, After UP, Akshay Kumar’s starrer ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ declared tax-free in Madhya Pradesh. MP is the second state after Uttar Pradesh to accord tax-free status to the upcoming film.
Taking to Twitter, MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said,” “The film on the life of great warrior Samrat Prithviraj in which Akshay Kumar is in the lead role is declared tax free in Madhya Pradesh so that maximum number of youths see the movie and learn about him and a feeling of love inculcate in them towards their motherland,” he tweeted in Hindi.
महान योद्धा सम्राट पृथ्वीराज चौहान के जीवन पर आधारित श्री @akshaykumar जी अभिनीत फिल्म “सम्राट पृथ्वीराज” को मध्यप्रदेश में हमने टैक्स फ्री करने का निर्णय लिया, जिससे महान सम्राट के जीवन को अधिक से अधिक युवा देखें और उनमें मातृभूमि के प्रति अधिक प्रेम जागृत हो।
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) June 2, 2022
Earlier today, Chief minister Yogi Adityanath after watching a special screening of the film in Lucknow appreciated the film and said that it was worth watching. “It is a very good family film about our history and people should watch it with their families,” he said. He also anounced the tax free status of the film on Twitter.
उत्तर प्रदेश में ‘सम्राट पृथ्वीराज’ फिल्म टैक्स फ्री होगी।
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) June 2, 2022
The film, starring Kumar and debutant Manushi Chhillar, a former Miss World, is directed by Chandra Prakash Dwivedi and will be released on June 3.The film is set to release this Friday in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu in theaters. Meanwhile, after Kuwait and Oman banned the release of ‘Samrat Prithviraj’, Qatar has put a hold on the Akshay Kumar-starrer at the moment.