If you thought the only battle Udta Punjab was fighting with was in India, you've got another thing coming.
The highly anticipated drug abuse drama, which released on Friday, June 17, has yet to hit screens in local cinemas. And that got us thinking, why do we still not have show timings for the Shahid Kapoor- Alia Bhatt starrer?
The answer lies with the Censor Board. Fakhr-Alam, Chairman Censor Board Sindh, told Images that the film has been viewed by the Board and they have asked the distributor to make a few changes.
"We have told the distributor to delete the bad language, swear words -- which are extremely explicit and in direct conflict with the law and censor code. We will [then] review to see that the compliance has been adhered to and then issue a certificate," said the artist.
Unfortunately, the release date of the film is yet to be announced, so the wait is going to be a little longer.
He added," As far as the release is concerned, it is up to the distributor."
Udta Punjab starring Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh in pivotal roles, deals with substance abuse and how it affects the youth of Punjab.