Government of Gujarat has decided to give 100% tax exemption to the women's inspirational Bollywood movie 'Mary Kom', which has been manuscripted on women empowerment.
The first woman chief minister of the state Anandiben Patel took this decision to showcase her real commitment to empower the women in Gujarat. The film 'Mary Kom' would encourage girls and women to excel in sports, which is an another objective of the chief minister to give tax exemption to it.
The movie has the storyline of real-life drama of Mary Kom who had won the bronze medal in women boxing in Olympics. Mary also holds consecutive five times' champion title in non-professional boxing competition at world level.
This Manipuri woman boxer has brighten India's glory at the world's sports map.
The Bollywood movie depicts Mary Kom's life's struggles for success and achieving it. The film has been produced by Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd and Bhansali Productions Pvt Ltd, Mumbai. It has been exempted of the tax-free under the Gujarat Entertainment Tax Act 1977.