Rani Mukerji's Mardaani declared Tax Free in Madhya Pradhesh
Rani Mukerji starrer 'Mardaani', a film which deals with the issue of human trafficking hit the screens on August 22. The film has been declared tax free in Madhya Pradesh (MP).
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced to give tax-free status to 'Mardaani‘ after watching the film.
We will give 'tax free' status to 'Mardaani' in Madhya Pradesh considering the bold social message conveyed by it.— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) August 24, 2014
Trafficking of young girls and women is worst evil which needs to be eliminated.'Mardaani' has brought it into focus.— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) August 24, 2014
Shivraj Singh Chouhan had also praised Rani Mukerji's performance in the film.
I congratulate Rani Mukherjee for a wonderful and powerful performance in 'Mardaani'. Aditya Chopra has done well to produce this movie.— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) August 24, 2014
Rani Mukerji had issued an official statement through YRF's Twitter handle to thank CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan for his gesture.
"Thank you Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan for your appreciation of MARDAANI & its message and deciding to give the film Tax Free status in MP. Trafficking of girls & women needs to be completely eradicated and we as filmmakers can only do this much in our limited capacity but with support from you, others will also hopefully join in to take this cause forward meaningfully". - Rani Mukerji & Aditya Chopra