Tamil Nadu Cabinet Approved 7th Pay Commission, Know Your New Salaries

Tamil Nadu Cabinet Approved 7th Pay Commission, Know Your New Salaries

The Tamil Nadu government has chose to reduce the local entertainment tax by two per cent to eight per cent after talks with the movie industry, a Tamil Film Producers Council official said on Friday.

Producers' body in the state had been protesting against the imposition of the said tax.

In non-airconditioned theatres other than multiplexes, the minimum will be Rs 30 and maximum Rs 80.

The fate of new movies of top stars like actor Vijay's "Mersal" slated for release for Deepavali next week hung in balance. The total ticket price will be approximately around Rs 230.

"Cinema should not be an expensive affair for a family, it must be affordable", the Tamil film producers body chief said. e and Abirami Ramanathan said also food products in cinema halls will be sold only on MRP.

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The new rules allow any employer to be exempt from the mandate "based on its sincerely held religious beliefs" or on "moral convictions".

"All stakeholders, including theater owners, will have to follow the new ticket regulations and I'm very confident", said Vishal.

While the plan was suspended by the government in July, the authorities in Chennai has imposed a 10 per cent tax on Tamil language movies and 20 per cent non Tamil movies in Chennai.

TNGEA leader M Anbarasu told Express, "We have demanded that the minimum pay should be fixed at Rs 26,000 but the government has given only Rs 15,700". Movie ticket prices were capped at Rs 120 earlier.

The TFPC has cleared the roadblock for Mersal's release and the film will hit the screens on Diwali as scheduled.

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