The Ministry of Finance, Government of India, has roped in actors Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar, the highest tax payers in Bollywood, for the documentary produced by the Income Tax Department. It's purpose is to spread the message of tax compliance.
The 20-minute documentary also features Priyanka Chopra and has narration by Om Puri. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will unveil it at the first-ever Income Tax day celebrations on July 24 in New Delhi. It is to mark 150 years of taxation in the country and corporate chiefs like Infosys mentor Narayan Murthy and Wipro founder Azim Premji will speak on the occasion.
It may be mentioned that Akshay's total advance tax payment in the current financial year amounted to Rs.18 crore whereas that of Aamir's is Rs.12 crore.