'Guru' granted tax exemption by UP Govt
The decision to grant tax exemption to the Mani Ratnam film for a 3 months was taken at a meeting of the State Cabinet.india Updated: Feb 06, 2007 16:25 IST
Bollywood film 'Guru' starring Abhishek Bachchan and his fiancee Aishwarya Rai was on Tuesday exempted from entertainment tax by the Uttar Pradesh Government.
The decision to grant tax exemption to the Mani Ratnam film for a period of three months was taken at a meeting of the State Cabinet in Lucknow, official sources said.
The State Government has in the past granted tax exemption to several Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan movies.
In another decision, the Government increased the retirement age of the employees of Lucknow and Gorakhpur sports hostels from 58 to 60 years, the sources said.