The upcoming biopic on cricket legend and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar — “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” — has been declared tax-free by the Odisha government.
State Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera on Tuesday said the entertainment tax on the film has been waived.
“Sachin: A Billion Dreams” is based on the life of Sachin Tendulkar and it is scheduled to release on May 26.
The movie, a biographical drama, captures Tendulkar’s personal journey from a young boy to a cricketing icon.
It is written and directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions.
The movie has already been declared tax-free in Kerala and Chhattisgarh.