Udta Punjab, Is one of the thriller movie of the year 2016, released on 17th June 2016. it is directed by Abhishek Chaubey. Film is produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor under their name Balaji Motion Pictures in association with Phantom Films.
Movie is featuring with Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh, Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in leading roles. Shahid Kapoor played a great role named Tommy as a Punjabi musician who is living a good standard of life with a great fame-name in his music career. Tommy, also called by a name ‘Gabru’, because he is popular for his pumping songs that both were written with the help of and are about drunkenness.
The producer is confirmed for his upcoming movie Udta Punjab and that is surely loved by the audiences and will attracts the audience towards the movie.In an interview producer revealed that the story of the movie Udta Punjab is real and based upon the drug addiction in the youth of Punjab and how it is spreading all over the cities of Punjab.
Alia Bhatt is casted against Shahid Kapoor (Tommy) who has been the crush of actress in childhood. Alia Bhatt is playing a role of a Bihar girl who is working in the farm and converts into a drug addiction by forcibly and after threat she takes herself out of this serious addiction.
After a huge name in the controversy by reports of censor board, they didn’t find the movie for running on the big screens, and Udta Punjab has some mature scenes in it so censor board revealed that it is not good for the general audience. The producers of the movie Udta Punjab appealed in the High Court, The High Court of Mumbai asked censor board for all the reasons behind the ban of Udta Punjab for the Indian cinema.
Few days before censor board made 89 cuts in the movie but the movie was released only with 1 cut in it with the producer of the film Anurag Kashyap made a satisfaction and then the movie was released on 17th June. The film was so amazing and has a great story in it from the starting to the end of each scene is really different in it.
film was started its landing in box office with a collection of Rs. 10.05 Cr. on its 1st Day of releaing or Friday then a collection of Rs. 11.25 Cr. and Rs. 12.50 Cr. on its first weekend and on 11th day of the movie its collections are approx Rs. 1.7 cr. and it crossed the club of Rs. 50 Cr. by collecting approx Rs. 54 cr. as its box office collection.