28/01/2016 3:22 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

'Airlift' Is Now Tax-Free In Uttar Pradesh

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Indian Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar (R) and Nimrat Kaur pose during the media interaction of their upcoming Hindi film 'Airlift' directed by Raja Krishna Menon in Mumbai on January 15, 2016. AFP PHOTO / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

MUMBAI -- Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar-led Airlift has been announced tax free in Uttar Pradesh.

Akshay, 48, shared the news on his Twitter account and also thanked the UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.

The film, based on evacuation of Indians based in Kuwait, opened last week to rave reviews from critics and fans.

Akshay's Airlift co-star Nimrat Kaur retweeted his post and wrote,

The movie has been directed by Raja Krishna Menon and co-produced by Nikhil Advani.

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