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.