Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan along with Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddurappa watched the movie Paa on Saturday and also there will be a special screening of Paa at PVR cinemas for his ministers and MLAs. Yeddurappa has also announced tax exemption for this movie in Karnataka. Talking to media CM said Paa is a message oriented movie and it creates public awareness about Progeria disease.
Amitabh Bachchan has earlier requested BJP government to give an tax exemption. KFCC president Dr. Jayamala along with some directors had also sent a letter to CM requesting him for tax exemption for the movie. Karnataka Govt. has given 50 % tax exemption on the movie. Meanwhile Big B thanked state government for concession on entertainment tax.
Paa is the only film in the world featuring the father-son duo reversing their real-life roles for the screen. It's also the only instance of a 67-year old actor Amitabh Bachchan playing a 12-year old child and a 31-year old actress Vidya Balan playing mother to a 67-year-old actor.