Praises continue to pour in from Bollywood over GST reduction on movie tickets

Updated:1 month, 3 weeks ago IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 23 (ANI): Bollywood’s praises continue to pour in over the reduced GST on movie tickets, an announcement made on December 22 by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The decision was taken during the 31st GST Council meeting. Bollywood director-producer Madhur Bhandarkar on Sunday praised the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the cut of GST for the cut on movie tickets. Calling it a boost for young, aspirational filmmakers. Ex- censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani too didn’t hold back his praises for the Centre. 18% GST will now be levied in movie tickets above Rs 100 and 12% in tickets below Rs 100. The reduction in tax was done keeping in mind the mass entertainment perspective of movies in cinemas.

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