If Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government can secure the passage of legislation to introduce a nationwide goods and services tax through the upper House of Parliament on Wednesday, PVR will be rid of a 27 percent entertainment tax on ticket sales in various states, as well as a levy on food and beverage revenue.

Instead, the multiplex operator will pay a GST to Modi’s federal government. What’s more, this tax, likely to be pegged at 18 percent , will be on the value added. That m ..