Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, Diljit Dosanjh with Director Abhishek Chaubey and Anurag Kashyap pose for media during the promotion of “Udta Punjab” in Mumbai, June 14. (Santosh Hirlekar | PTI)
Controversy-laden film “Udta Punjab” received the censor certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification, June 15, ending days of tussle between the film body and the producers. – #Bollywood @Siliconeer #siliconeer #aliabhatt #udtapunjab #kareenakapoor #kareenakapoorkhan #diljitdosanjh #shahidkapoor
The certificate carries ‘A’ with a stamp that it has been passed by the Bombay High Court.
The censor certificate of the film has been posted online by its leading star Shahid Kapoor, who wrote “#win” alongside the photograph.
Balaji Motion Pictures, which has produced the film with Phantom, tweeted, “And #UdtaPunjab finally gets the #UdtaCertificate!! Let’s fly high in 2 days!”
The Abhishek Chaubey-directed movie, also starring Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh, revolves around the drug menace in the state of Punjab.
“Udta Punjab” was locked in a bitter battle with the censor board, has reportedly leaked online just two days before its release.
Approximately 40 minutes of the movie footage is available online with ‘for censor’ written on the top left corner, according to websites.
There are also reports that the entire movie, which has a running time of 2 hours 20 minutes, is doing the rounds on movie downloading sites.
However, when contacted a source from the film’s team said they have managed to remove the leaked links.