Centenary Of Indian Cinema

Deepika Padukone’s ‘Chhapaak’ Declared Tax Free; ‘Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje’ Is India’s First Tax Free Film!!

Entertainment as per the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India is taxable!! The Entertainment Tax is charged to increase the revenue source for the state governments. Thus the tax differs from state to state. For instance, in Maharashtra, the Entertainment Tax is 45% and for the regional Marathi film, the Entertainment Tax is Zero. The Maximum Entertainment Tax is…

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‘Chhapak’ opens at low note: The Deepika Padukone starrer grossed Rs 4.25 crore on its first day

Deepika Padukone starrer movie ‘Chhapak’ released tomorrow. Despite of great audience and critic reviews Deepika starrer chhapak didn’t do that well in terms of box-office numbers. Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Massey starrer collected Rs 4.25 crore nett at the box-office on its first day of its release.The film has reportedly collected lower than estimated. It was earlier estimated that the…

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Movies based on True Stories

‘Talvar’ Film Re-Opened The Arushi Double Murder Case And Gave Justice To Talwar Couple – Part 5

The film industry has often made movies on murder mysteries that are based on real life. However, film director Meghna Gulzar‘s film Talvar (2015) starring Irrfan and Konkona Sen based on the Aarushi Talwar-Hemraj double murder case has been exceptional. It is one of the rarest of the rare film which had made such a huge impact on society that…

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Mad Race Biopics

Akshay Kumar Revolutionized Biopics By Exploring Socially Awakening Subjects – Part 5

With biopics minting money at box-office, filmmakers dared to explore new subjects that were inspirational, creating social awareness and really hat-ke.  Interestingly the actor who showed faith in such unique subjects was Akshay Kumar, who literally brought a revolution in biopics as his biopics told stories that were rousing and really heroic. Akshay Kumar started with Airlift (2016). The film…

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