Bollywood Movies That Paid No Tax For Reaching The Masses

| February 3 , 2018 , 16:21 IST

Films are the mirror of our society and every filmmaker wants to make a film that reflects our society and its people. In the recent time, many movies have been granted tax exemption by the government of various states because of their social messages which allowed them to reach more screens.

Let's have a look at some recent films which were released tax-free:

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)

Akshay Kumar starrer film had a great strong social message which supported government campaigns to improve the sanitation conditions. The film was declared tax-free by Uttar Pradesh government.

Hindi-medium (2017)

The comedy-drama which featured Irfan Khan and Saba Qamar was declared tax-free in states like Delhi, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

Sachin: A Billion Dreams (2017)

The docu-drama on legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was granted tax-exemption in Maharashtra, Delhi and Chhattisgarh.

Sarbjit (2016)

The Omung Kumar- directed biographical drama was made tax-free in Uttar Pradesh.


Dangal (2016)

Aamir Khan's blockbuster sports drama was made tax-free in Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Neerja (2016)

Sonam Kapoor's much-acclaimed biopic was made tax-free in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Airlift (2016)

Akshay Kumar's historical drama was exempted from tax in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

Nil Battey Sannata (2016)

The Swara Bhaskar-starrer was granted tax exemption by the Delhi and Uttar Pradesh governments.

Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015)

The biographical drama featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui was granted tax exemption in Bihar and Uttarakhand.