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Aamir Khan urges theatre owner not to hike ticket prices for 'Dangal'

Bollywood Superstar Aamir Khan, Who Is Busy Promoting His Upcoming Movie 'Dangal', Is Making Every Effort To Ensure That The Film Reaches As Many People As Possible.

PTI | Updated on: 21 Dec 2016, 10:38:18 PM
Aamir Khan urges theatre owner nor to hike ticket prices for 'Dangal'

Mumbai:

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who is busy promoting his upcoming movie 'Dangal', is making every effort to ensure that the film reaches as many people as possible.

And now following his agenda, the actor has appealed distributors of his his movie to ensure that cinema houses dont hike its ticket prices unlike during big releases.

According to a press release issued here, Aamir is keen to control ticket pricing for "Dangal" and has told distributors to ensure that there isnt any further hike in ticket rates than what the rates were for big films like "Sultan" etc.

"Dangal" is a film that should reach the masses and he has taken maximum efforts to make sure that the film reaches the heartland, it said.

Also, the 51-year-old star is trying to get the sports drama tax-free.

"I want this film to reach more and more people. I have requested theatre owners not to increase the ticket prices. Its good if the film is declared is tax-free. The audience benefits if the film is tax-free. We have applied in 12 states for making it tax-free," Aamir said.

Wherever the film becomes tax-free, he has asked the distributors to ensure that the cinema chains pass on the entire benefit to the end consumer.

"Dangal" is an upcoming sports biopic on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his Olympic medalist daughters Geeta and Babita Phogat.

The film is slated to release this Christmas weekend on December 23. 

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First Published : 21 Dec 2016, 10:35:00 PM

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