`Neerja` now tax free in Delhi, UP

New Delhi: After being announced tax-free in Maharashtra and Gujurat, Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Neerja’ is now tax-free in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh as well.

The 30-year-old actress recently took to her Twitter handle and announced the news by writing, #Neerja is tax free in #uttarpradesh! thank you @yadavakhilesh sir! Thank you for doing this.. We feel so blessed!”

The `Prem Ratan Dhan Payo` actress thanked Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Admi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal for making Ram Madhvani’s directorial tax free in Delhi as well.

She tweeted, “Thank you @ArvindKejriwal sir for this!! #delhi is also tax free!! Team #Neerja is very grateful!

Previously, the director of the flick Ram Madhvani said in a statement that they wanted the film to be made tax free so that stories like ‘Neerja’ can reach to maximum people.

‘Neerja,’ which was released on 19 February, narrates the story of a Pan Am purser, who was felled by hijackers bullets while saving the passengers during the Pan Am holdup at Karachi airport on September 5 1986. (ANI)