Saand Ki Aankh gets tax exemption

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot recently approved the proposal for giving state Goods and Services Tax (GST) exemption to the film Saand Ki Aankh during its exhibition in cinema halls and multiplexes in the state.

The film is based on the real story of two elderly women, Chandro Tomar (86) and Prakashi Tomar (81), from village Johri in Uttar Pradesh who struggle hard to learn the art of shooting.

The film depicts how the two female shooting champions, thereafter, start encouraging village girls to take up sports and also help in generating self-confidence among them.

Saand Ki Aankh deals with women empowerment and the changes in social mind set.

It stars Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar and is scheduled for released on October 25.

The Rajasthan government has earlier allowed state GST exemption for the film Super-30 based on the theme of free coaching provided to students from poor backgrounds to prepare for the IIT exams, as well as for Padman, which promotes menstrual hygiene.

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