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Franklin India Bluechip Fund

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Annualised Returns As of 31/10/2020
Minimum Investment/Multiples for Fresh Purchase (INR)


Additional Investment/Multiples thereof (INR)


Over 250,000 Unique Investors (As of 30/09/2020)
Why should you invest in Franklin India Bluechip Fund?
  • Franklin India Bluechip Fund predominantly invests in companies that:
    • Run large and established businesses
    • Have a long track record
    • Enjoy leadership in their respective industries
  • The fund has declared a dividend every year for the last 20 years.
What are the “Tax Benefits” of investing in this fund?**
  • Long term capital gains (LTCG) tax @10% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) without indexation if units held for more than 12 months^
  • Short term capital gains (STCG) tax @ 15% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) if units are held for less than 12 months
  • Dividends shall be taxable in the hands of investors and the mutual fund will deduct TDS @ 7.5%^^ for resident investors and @20% (plus applicable surcharge and cess) for non-resident investors before payouts/re-investment. However, investors can claim tax-credit of TDS deducted at the time of filing their annual return.

^ Capital gain accrued up to January 31, 2018 is exempt form LTCG tax in respect of units acquired before January 31, 2018 & redeemed on or after April 1, 2018.

^^ In accordance with the Central Board of Direct Taxes press release dated May 13, 2020, the mutual fund shall deduct TDS at the rate of 7.50% for resident investor w.e.f. May 14, 2020 till March 31, 2021 (earlier 10% from April 1, 2020 to May 13, 2020).

Top 10 companies and sectors where the fund has invested as on 31/10/2020 are given below*:
  • ICICI Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • State Bank of India (Banks)
  • Bharti Airtel Ltd. (Telecommunication Services)
  • InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., Reg S (Transportation)
  • ACC Ltd. (Materials)
  • Axis Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • HDFC Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • UltraTech Cement Ltd. (Materials)
  • Infosys Ltd. (Software & Services)
  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Capital Goods)
What is the “Ideal Investment Horizon” while investing in this fund?

The recommended investment horizon is “5 years or more”

Alternative To
  • Investments in predominantly Large Cap Companies

Suitable For
  • Retirement Corpus

  • Long Term Wealth Creation

  • Education Corpus

Fund Video

Franklin India Bluechip Fund is an equity fund that majorly invests in large established companies. It generally invests in large-cap stocks. This fund is suitable if you are looking for long term wealth creation. You should consider investing in this fund if your investment horizon is 5 years or more. To know more about Franklin India Bluechip Fund, watch the video below.

Fund Information

  • Inception 01/12/1993
  • Entry Load Nil
  • Exit Load In respect of each purchase of units - 1% if the units are redeemed/switched-out within one year of allotment
  • NAV in INR as on 25/11/2020
  • Growth 495.9097
  • Dividend 36.5268
  • Direct-Growth 529.2031
  • Direct-Dividend 40.0693
  • Additional Fund Information as on 31/10/2020
  • Fund Size in INR (CR) 4948.14
  • Portfolio Turnover 38.55%
  • Standard Deviation 5.96 %
  • Beta 0.93
  • Sharpe Ratio ** -0.22
  • RSquared Ratio 0.88
  • Risk-free Rate 3.48%
  • Expense Ratio [#] 1.94
  • Expense Ratio (Direct) [#] 1.23
  • Benchmark(s) Nifty 100INST2::Nifty 50
  • Fund Manager Anand Radhakrishnan, Roshi Jain & Pyari Menon
Product Label
This product is suitable for investors who are seeking*:
  • Long term capital appreciation
  • A fund that invests in large cap stocks.

*Investors should consult their financial distributors if in doubt about whether the product is suitable for them.

* All portfolio holdings are subject to change. The information stated above does not constitute an investment advice or recommendation to subscribe or transact in these securities.

** Annualized risk free rate assumed to be FIBL Overnight MIBOR

[#] The rates specified are the actual expenses charged as at the end of the month. The above ratio includes the GST on Investment management fees. The above expense also includes proportionate charge in respect sales of beyond T-30 cities subject to maximum of 30 bps on daily net assets wherever applicable.

** The information given here is neither a complete disclosure of every material fact of Income-tax Act 1961 nor does it constitute tax or legal advice. Investors are requested to review the prospectus carefully and obtain expert professional advice with regard to specific legal, tax and financial implications of the investment/participation in the scheme.