Film Producers meet Jaitley over GST threat to regional cinema
Minister KTR along with producers Daggupati Suresh Babu, C Kalyan etc have met Union Minister for Finance, Arun Jaitley over GST to regional cinema. Suresh Babu said that GST would effect the regional cinema as it survives with the support of the respective state governments. Suresh Babu explained the entertainment tax is not there for Kannada cinema in Karnataka and Tamil cinema in Tamilnadu and less tax for Telugu cinema in AP and Telangana. Producer expressed that the uniform tax GST would be a burden for regional cinema.