"Sachin: A Billion Dreams" tax free in Kerala

New Delhi: "Sachin: A Billion Dreams", a biographical film on cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, has been declared tax free in Kerala and Chhattisgarh.

A decision to this effect was taken by the cabinet of each state, in compliance with government policies.

Produced by Ravi Bhagchandka under the banner of 200NotOut, Sachin: A Billion Dreams is directed by British filmmaker James Erskine.

"We are very pleased that Sachin: A Billion Dreams is tax free in the states of Kerala and Chhattisgarh... Thanks to the tax-exemption in these states, many more people will be able to watch the inspiring story of Sachin Tendulkar, and learn from/about how he overcame the darker, more testing phases of his life," Bhagchandka said in a statement here.

A R Rahman has given the music for the film

The biographical drama is all set for a worldwide release on May 26.

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