The film is based on the problem of power theft in Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced exemption of entertainment tax on National-award-winning documentary Katiyabaaz, which is based on the problem of power theft in Kanpur.
“The Chief Minister has made the announcement to make Katiyabaaz entertainment tax free and has directed principal secretary, Power, to ask engineers of power department to watch the movie and draw inspiration to stop illegal connections,” an official spokesperson said here today.
Kanpur ki bijli ka raaz… Katiabaaz is jointly directed by Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa.
Told through two protagonists ? Loha Singh, a katiyabaaz and Ritu Maheshwari, an IAS officer in Kanpur, the documentary features their battle to outsmart each other while the city of Kanpur reels through its biggest power crisis.
Recently Rani Mukerji-starrer Mardaani was exempted from entertainment tax by the UP government.