LUCKNOW, Jan. 12 -- The Uttar Pradesh government could clear subsidy worth Rs 118.7 million (Rs 11.87 crore) for 22 feature films shot in the state though filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's 'Saand ki Aankh', which the Adityanath government had declared tax-free in 2019, is not among them, according officials privy to the development.

'Saand Ki Aankh' stars Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar. The film is based on the life of Chandro Tomar and Prakashi Tomar, two grandmothers from UP's Baghpat who learnt shooting at the age of 60 years and went on to earn accolades.

"The file for sanctioning subsidy is lying with the chief minister's office and clearance for those 22 films that meet provisions of the UP Film Policy would be given soon after the chief...