Following the meeting, among various announcements, the UP CM shared the decision of exempting the movie from the state GST. He said “This film will instill a feeling of nationalism in the youth and the citizens of the country”.
Many of the BJP politician have shown their support to the movie. Union Minister Smriti Irani have come up with a four times a day viewing of the movie at a spice factory in Amethi, constituency of Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi, a seat from which Irani had lost in 2014.
While, in his first meeting in months the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was seen quoting the popular dialogue from the movie, “How is the Josh?”.
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Directed by Aditya Dhar, ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ is based on the surgical attacks of 2016. The plot sheds light on the numerous terrorist attacks that took place on the Indian side of the Line of Control (LOC), which eventually prompted the government to plan the surgical strikes.
The movie collected around Rs 8 crore on the first day of its release itself and even after week three the Vicky Kaushal starrer continues to attract movie-go watcher. It has now done a buisiness of over Rs 160 crores according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh.