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  • Rahul Bose, Poorna, Entertainment tax, Tax free

    'Poorna' gets tax exemption from Maharashtra

    Maharashtra has joined three other states in exempting actor-director Rahul Bose's directorial venture Poorna from entertainment tax. "After getting tax exemption from Telangana, Karnataka and Delhi; I was fixated on getting tax exemption for 'Poorna' from Maharashtra because this is my home state. My mother was a Maharashtrian and I have lived in Mumbai all my life.  "It's unbelievable, incredible and so fulfilling that we managed to get tax exemption before the film's release," Rahul said in a statement.

    Bollywood | March 31, 2017
  • Team 'Poorna' win hearts in Delhi!

    Photo | March 31, 2017
  • Poorna

    No mountain is high enough for a girl to climb: Poorna

    She was only 14, with a school bag to school. But the girl carried the pride of her family, her tribe, her nation and womanhood to the highest mountain peak in the world--Mount Everest. Young and grounded, with dreams to reach for the sky, Poorna is an inspiration to all. With her biopic Poorna - Courage has no limit releasing on March 31, excited Poorna, now 17, spoke about her inspiration and conviction in an exclusive interview to thestatesman.com. “Initially climbing the

    Exclusive Interviews | March 30, 2017
  • Rahul Bose (L), Poorna, President Pranab Mukherjee

    President Pranab Mukherjee moved by 'Poorna'

    Rahul Bose hosted a special screening of his upcoming film Poorna for President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on March 25, ahead of its commercial release. The cast and crew of the film were overwhelmed to receive the President's appreciation. He also lauded the achievements of the film’s protagonist, Poorna Malavath, who fought social stigmas and achieved her dreams with true grit, determination and a never-give-up attitude. Poorna is a biopic that features Poorna, the youngest girl to climb Mount Everest at the age

    Bollywood | March 28, 2017
  • Poorna Malavath, Rahul Bose, Poorna movie

    Poorna Malavath moved to tears by film on her life

    Poorna Malavath, whose heroic tale of being the youngest girl in the world to scale Mount Everest has been told via Rahul Bose's directorial Poorna, says the movie moved her to tears. A special screening of the film was organised for the reel and real life Poornas and their families, along with Poorna's mentor and guide, Praveen Kumar, and his family.  The real life Poorna said in a statement: "Seeing the movie, I really broke down and I

    Bollywood | March 25, 2017
  • Why is B-town celebs praising Rahul Bose's 'Poorna'?

    Rahul Bose's upcoming film Poorna, which is based on a real life story, is capturing everyone's attention for its inspiring content.  Bose recently hosted a special screening of the film for B-towners and they came out of the theatre with happy faces and were full of praises for the film, sources said. "Poorna is one of the best films I have seen in a long time. I cried and was inspired at the same time! Great performances!," Vidya Balan said. Veteran actress Shabana Azmi

    Bollywood | March 20, 2017