33D Events - Social Functions

Category 33 D –SOCIAL FUNCTIONS IN A COMMERCIAL PREMISES(which also includes DJ parties, performance of minus-one tracks, karaoke tracks etc.)

License Fee:


Premium  & Luxury Hotels*/Clubs/Convention Centres/Heritage Properties/Premium & Luxury Resorts*/5 Star & 5 star deluxe Hotels/Open Lawns/FarmHouses/Party Plots45,00030,000
4 Star Hotels/Resorts30,00022,500
2 - 3 Star Hotels22,50015,000



Celebrity surcharge: 1 lakh per celebrity will be charged over and above the License Fee

b) b)    Celebrity is someone who is famous, especially in the areas of entertainment such as films, music, writing, sport etc.  and is part of the activity. He/she might or might not perform on music and may or may not be associated with the brand as Brand Ambassador.

c) Premium & Luxury Hotels*/Premium & Resorts*: Premium & Luxury Hotels or Premium & Luxury Resorts are the properties, whose starting rack rate for rooms are at Rs 7500 (not including taxes), published on their own websites

d) *5 Star Like & 5 Star Deluxe like, 4 Star Like & 3 Star Like: These are the properties/venues/premises, where the facilities are similar to 5 Star & 5 Star deluxe, 4Star & 3 Star category properties, published on their own websites or any portal on Web/Rate Card

e) Heritage: Heritage properties are the ones, which are either classified by Government or are published as Heritage on their own website or on any other portal

General Terms:

) This tariff is applicable to the Public Performance of Music by way of recorded music, by any means at venues/premises. The above license fee shall be charged per event.

ii) The above license fee does not include Background Music License of commercial properties (e.g. restaurants, bars, lounges, clubs etc.). Respective tariffs are applicable as per Background Music License category.

iii) The above tariff is based on the declarations made by licensees about the usage of the copyrighted sound recordings controlled by PPL India. These declarations have been adopted in good faith which if found incorrect, shall invite recovery of additional fees towards damages.

iv) Non-Compliant Licensees who seek to regularize past infringements/violations/breach of PPL India’s rights and licenses (including non-compliance with agreements, usage without clearance, litigations etc.) additional fees towards damages over the existing Tariff shall be applied at the discretion of the company.

v) The above Tariff comes into force from 18th November, 2022.

Part B:  Public Performance Tariff For Events

City Classifications


A Class CitiesMumbai*,  Delhi/NCR,  Chennai,     Kolkata,  Bangalore,  Hyderabad     / Telangana, Goa, Ahmedabad, Pune*, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Udaipur
Other CitiesApart  from  the     above  mentioned  A     class  cities,  all     others  are categorized as other cities.


Mumbai * includes Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, MBMC

Pune* includes PMC, PCMC, Hinjewadi and Other rural parts of Pune

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