News has been making rounds in film circles that Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Kareena Kapoor Khan starrer upcoming Bollywood film ‘Udta Punjab’ has been banned by the Censor Board.
The film directed by Abhishek Chaubey deals with the drug mafia in Punjab. The trailer has already created huge interest and controversy with the characters speaking many cuss words. Film’s co-producer Anurag Kashyap and Balaji Motion Pictures have jointly said that ‘Udta Punjab’ has not been banned.
The statement added that there has been a difference of opinion between the CBFC and the filmmakers regarding the censor certificate with Board demanding for the removal of cuss words and makers acting against it. The Revision Committee are currently reviewing Udta Punjab, and the issue will be soon settled.
The release date will be announced as soon as the censor is done.