`Neerja` now tax free in Gujarat

New, Delhi: After Maharashtra, now the Gujarat government has made Sonam Kapoor-starrer ‘Neerja’ tax free.

The 30-year-old actress recently took to her Twitter handle and announced the news by writing, “Thank you government of Gujarat for making #Neerja tax free so soon! Thank you for remembering and saluting #neerja ! Very very grateful!”

Expressing her gratitude to Gujarat govt., the `Prem Ratan Dhan Payo` actress wrote, “Thank you so much @anandibenpatel ma’am for making #Neerja tax free ! We are so so humbled and grateful to the #governmentofgujarat.”

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)