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Odisha Declares Tax-free for Sachin Biopic

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Mumbai: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar at the music launch of the film
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar at the music launch of the film "Sachin: A Billion Dreams" in Mumbai (Photo: IANS)

The upcoming biopic on cricket legend and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar — “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” — has been declared tax-free by the Odisha government….reports Asian Lite News

Mumbai: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar at the music launch of the film "Sachin: A Billion Dreams" in Mumbai, on May 8, 2017. (Photo: IANS) by .
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar at the music launch of the film “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” in Mumbai (Photo: IANS)

State Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera on Tuesday said the entertainment tax on the film has been waived.

“Sachin: A Billion Dreams” is based on the life of Sachin Tendulkar and it is scheduled to release on May 26.

The movie, a biographical drama, captures Tendulkar’s personal journey from a young boy to a cricketing icon.

It is written and directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions.

The movie has already been declared tax-free in Kerala and Chhattisgarh.