Before the Release, UP Government has declared Sultan Tax Free!
Salman Khan starrer sports-drama movie Sultan is being shot in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh these days and scheduled to release on EID this year. Still more than two months are there for its release and the UP government has declared it tax free in the state. This is another good news for the team after the postponement of Shahrukh Khan’s Raees. Earlier both the movie were supposed to clash on EID but after discussions, Shahrukh decided to push his movie back, most likely to next year.
Still there is no official confirmation from Red Chillies Entertainment but as per sources Shahrukh has been hunting for the next festival/holiday date for the release of Raees and due to unavailability he has to go for 26 January 2017, which is also not clear yet as Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil is already announced for the same day.
The state minister and the MLA of Samajwadi Party Shri. Madan Chauhan told Amar Ujala, that the idea of exempting entertainment tax from Sultan, is to encourage filmmakers to their movie in the state. He said, “filmmakers will get complete support from the state government if they decided to shoot in Uttar Pradesh. Sultan gets tax exemption because it has shot here,”. “The film will get the tax benefit not just at the multiplexes but we will come up with a special scheme even for single screen theaters also.”- he added.
Sultan is sports-drama movie follows the story of Haryana based wrestler Sultan Ali Khan, who faces problems in his professional as well as personal life. It must not be false, to tag it as the most awaited movie of 2016. Not only Salman’s fans but all Bollywood fans are excited for this movie. Sultan is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and backed by Yash Raj Films. YRF’s recent offering Fan has not raked much at box office but everyone is sure about the earth shattering performance of this upcoming movie Sultan.