The Udta Punjab team addressed the media
The Udta Punjab team addressed the media at a press conference held at a suburban 5 star hotel, a day after the verdict was out. The film which was cleared for release as scheduled on 17th June 2016, with only one cut and an ‘A’ certification.
The Udta Punjab team comprising of producers from Balaji Motion Pictures and Phantom Films along with Director Abhishek Chaubey and lead actors Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh expressed their gratitude to the media and audience for their support. The team cleared the air and maintained that all their energies are now focussed at readying the film for release with the proposed changes. Lead actor Shahid Kapoor said that he feels Relieved now and that the High Courts decision is respected.
Anurag Kashyap stated that,”‘Udta Punjab is Far from politics and is closest to reality.” Director Abhishek Chaubey declared that they were not against anyone but had united all their energies to ensure the films release. Shahid Kapoor requested, “Stop judging films on the one-minute promos. Our names and images are at stake. Give credit to this girl (Alia) who is pretty, lovely and has an amazing body of work but decides to play the character. It is brave. Please see the film before limiting it to one word.”
The press conference marked a sense of relief and rejoice for the menber of the Udta Punjab team who are now looking forward to its release on 17th June 2016. Amongst those present at the press conference were Producers Ekta Kapoor, Aman Gill, Vikas Bahl, Anurag Kashyap, Madhu Mantena, Director- Abhishek Chaubey, Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh.
Udta Punjab’s trailer has created immense buzz around the trailer of the film. Infact it was also tagged as the buzziest trailer of the year! It also has the trend back of a multistarrer which is another element of excitement amongst the audience.
Produced by Balaji Motion Pictures and Phantom Productions, Udta Punajb is directed by Abhishek Chaubey and is set to release on June 17th 2016