Vidya Balan's upcoming film 'Begum Jaan' has been declared tax-free in Jharkhand by Chief Minister Raghubar Das.
Apart from Vidya Balam, the film, also starring Naseeruddin Shah, Gauahar Khan and Pallavi Sharda in the lead role.
Since majority of the movie's shooting took place in the country, the film set in the pre-Partition era, has also been granted a subsidy of Rs 2 crore for the promotion of Jharkhand as a suitable film destination.
The movie going to hit the screens on April 14.Director Srijit Mukherji took to Twitter to share the news,
"Pleased to announce that 'Begum Jaan' has been declared tax free in Jharkhand and has also been granted a subsidy of 2 Cr under the Government Policy of Promotion of Jharkhand as a Film Destination," wrote Mukherji.
The producer of the movie, Mahesh Bhatt too expressed his joy on social media and thanked CM Das for his huge financial backing.
Bhatt wrote, "Thank you Jharkhand! Thank you Raghubar Das Ji! Your support to our film 'Begum Jaan' has made a great difference. Thank you! @dasraghubar."