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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The decline of Bollywood Music

The Decline Of Bollywood Music – Part 6

Film Poet Gulzar feels the commercial element in Bollywood must be blamed for the decline in music Filmmaker, David Dhawan, famous for giving momentum to such cheap lyrics like Sarkailoo Khatiya Jada Lage… Sexy Sexy Mujhe Log Bole… says, “The film industry is an amazing place. Here if you show semi-nude woman bathing on foot-path like Smita Patil in film…

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Vicky Kaushal Kicked His Lucrative Electronic Engineering Job To Become A Film Star! – Part 4

“How is Josh?” True this is the famous lines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi but the actor who popularized these lines into a national craze dialogue is Vicky Kaushal, who uttered these lines with extreme fervour and enthusiasm in his hit film Uri (2018). Vicky who has risen to instant stardom after the success of Sanju and Raazi is one…

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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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