The Kerala Story team calls on CM Yogi
Lucknow: ( Hindustan Times ) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting with team behind The Kerala Story on Wednesdya in Lucknow. Lead actor Adah Sharma, director Sudipto Sen, producer and creative Vipul Amrutlal Shah were present to talk and mingle with the political leader. A day earlier, the Hindi film was declared tax-free in the state.
Sudipto added, “We came to thank the Honorable Chief Minister to declare the film tax-free and giving a chance to the citizen of Uttar Pradesh to watch this film.”
Released in theatres on May 5, there have been calls to ban the film in states like Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. The Kerala Story also stars Yogita Bihani, Siddhi Idnani and Sonia Balani in lead roles.
The Kerala Story crossed the ₹50 crore mark on its fifth day of release, earning ₹11.14 crore on Tuesday at the box office. It has earned ₹56.86 crore at the domestic box office so far and will be released internationally on May 12.
On Tuesday, Malayalam actor Tovino had questioned the facts presented in the film. He had said, “I’ll not deny the fact that this happened. But three out of 35 million — cannot be generalised and giving misinformation is very bad.”