Ajay Devgn today took to Twitter to thank the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.
In a tweet, Ajay Devgn wrote:
‘The voice of the film industry was finally heard and immediate action taken, thanks to Narendra Modi ji.
For movie tickets priced below Rs. 100 the tax has been reduced from 18% to 12% now and for tickets priced above Rs. 100 the tax has been reduced from 28% to 18% now.’
Khiladi Akshay Kumar also tweeted his thanks and wrote on the reduction:
Quick action and how! Within a few days of our meeting with
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji, the Government addressed our concern…GST for movie tickets to be reduced. A welcome move for the industry and audiences as well.
Siddharth Roy Kapur, the President of the Producers Guild of India also thanked the government dubbing the move as a ‘progressive step’ which would enable the industry to invest more in creative development. Here is the statement: