Udta Punjab, the fim was released on 17th June 2016 and it is directed by very amazing and experienced director, Abhishek Chaubey who did a great job in the film and had a great experience from the film as well, It is an Indian drama plus crime film and story of the film was co-written by Abhishek Chaubey as well.
Its story is based on the critical situation of Punjab related to the drug consumption and its addiction to the young aged youth of Punjab, film is produced by Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya motwane, Aman Gill, Vikas Bahl, Sameer Nair ,Ekta Kapoor and Shobha kapoor under their banner named Balaji Motion Pictures in association with Anurag Kashyap’s production house and Phantom films. Film featuring Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh in their leading roles.
The film was in the controversy about its story as the Censor board didn’t find the film for the general audience and they find the scenes of the film so mature that’s why they put the film in the low grade and argued the producers to cut various scenes from the film Udta Punjab. Central Board of Films Certification didn’t find the good the scenes of Udta Punjab and asked the producers to cut more than 89 scenes from it and after that producers had put the case relatively to the arguments of Censor board to Mumbai High court and later on, on 13th June 2016 Mumbai High court had given the permission to release the film and the film got released worldwide on 17th of June 2016 on the box office.
Anurag kashyap’s movie has a great response from the audience and its is getting rise day by day and the collections of the movie are getting increased day by day by getting an higher rate of its business within a few days of releases. Udta Punjab was released on more than 2000 screens all over the world and the movie had a very huge fan following regarding the story of real Punjab and the drug addiction in the youth. As the film was leaked before the releasing but still it collects a huge amount form box office, it collects approx Rs. 10.63 cr. on the first day of its release and on the first weekend of the movie it earned approx 33.69 cr, which shows the great start of the film Udta Punjab. its the second weekend of the film and it crossed the mark of Rs. 50 cr. and earned approx Rs. 58.63 cr. from box office, film is still continuing with its business on box office with positive reviews from audience.