The group of “Udta Punjab” on Monday hailed the Bombay High Court decision overruling the control load up’s brutal interest of 13 cuts in the medication themed motion picture and announced the film will now “fly”.
On-screen character Shahid Kapoor has hailed how the voice of flexibility and expression has been maintained, while the motion picture’s co-maker Anurag Kashyap, who has been at the front line of the battle against the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), said: “I believe!!!!!!”
Shahid tweeted: “Historic point judgment. Udta Punjab will fly thus will the voice of flexibility and expression. Much obliged to all of you for the backing. This is your triumph.”
Actor Diljit Dosanjh thanked all, and tweeted: “Shukar Shukar “
Abhishek Chaubey, the film’s director, said he was massively relieved and that the makers are now looking to release the film on the scheduled date, June 17.
Actress Alia Bhatt commented: “FINALLY Udta Punjab will flyyyyy! Here’s to freedom of expression, to our judiciary, to the industry, to the media and to YOU ALL!”
“Udta Punjab” delves on the festering issue of drugs in Punjab.
Its makers locked horns with CBFC over the suggestion of 89 cuts. The Revising Committee then brought down the cuts to 13. However, the Bombay High Court on Monday said the film can release with an ‘A’ certificate and suggested only cut and three disclaimers.
The film fraternity, which backed the film’s makers, has heaved a sigh of relief over the judgment, which they feel is a “victory of democracy…….
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