In the past, many Bollywood movies like Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30, Saif Ali Khan-Ajay Devgn’s Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, Taapsee Pannu’s Thappad, Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak, Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal and more have been declared tax-free in different states. This time, actor Sharman Joshi starrer Fauji Calling has been declared tax-free in Delhi. The director of the film, Aaryan Saxena thanked the Chief Minister of the country’s capital Arvind Kejriwal for the same as the film will show an unseen side of 'fauji' families and relates to the emotions of all age groups.
Thanking the government of Delhi, director Aaryan Saxena said to IANS, "I thank Chief Minister of Delhi, Shri Arvind Kejriwal Ji, and Deputy Chief Minister Shri Manish Sisodia Ji from the bottom of my heart. This is just the beginning and we are looking at a couple of other states to declare the movie tax-free as well.”
Expressing their gratitude, the producers said in a joint statement, "It's been such an honour to work on this film. The film has become tax-free in New Delhi and I want to thank CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia for this noble deed. This is a movie that is an ode to our soldiers and their families. And now that the movie has gone tax-free in New Delhi, I couldn't have asked for anything else. It's the work of our blood and sweat. We have literally given it everything. I am also grateful to my team for standing together through all the difficult and uncertain times. Over to the audience now.”
Sharing the first poster of Fauji Calling on his Instagram, Sharman wrote, “A Fauji faces the enemy, but the family sacrifices! Join a family in search of their Fauji & celebrate the spirit of the Indian Army. #FaujiCalling reporting in cinemas on 12th March 2021!”
Fauji Calling is written and directed by Aaryaan Saxena and produced by Naida Shaikh. The film will hit the big screens on March 12, 2021.
Image source: Instagram/ sharmanjoshi