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Udta Punjab (2016)

TV-MA | | Action, Crime, Drama | 17 June 2016 (USA)
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A story that revolves around drug abuse in the affluent north Indian State of Punjab and how the youth there have succumbed to it en-masse resulting in a socio-economic decline.

Director:

Abhishek Chaubey

Writers:

Sudip Sharma (screenplay), Abhishek Chaubey (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shahid Kapoor ... Tommy Singh
Alia Bhatt ... Kumari Pinky
Kareena Kapoor ... Preet Sahani
Diljit Dosanjh ... Sartaj Singh
Satish Kaushik ... Tayaji
Manav Vij Manav Vij ... Jujhar Singh
Vansh Bhardwaj Vansh Bhardwaj
Suhail Nayyar ... Jassi
Prabhjyot Singh Prabhjyot Singh ... Balli
Rajesh Kumar Sharma Rajesh Kumar Sharma ... Kaka
Kamal Tiwari Kamal Tiwari ... M.P. Maninder Brar (as Kamal Tewari)
Mahabir Bhullar ... Veerji
Suvinder Vicky ... Kukku
Dilawar Sidhu Dilawar Sidhu ... Bhandi
Lovely Sidhu Lovely Sidhu ... Vesper Rider 1
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Storyline

What on earth can a rock star, a migrant laborer, a doctor and a cop possibly have in common? Simple, Punjab! 4 lives, 1 connection - 'Udta Punjab' takes you on a trip like never before. Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh play characters from different walks of life, fighting the menace of drugs in their own way. The film journeys into the artificial highs and the real lows that they face while treading the paths fraught with mortal dangers. But above all, Udta Punjab is about the famed Punjabi spirit, that despite being fully down, has the audacity of looking you in the eye and saying - Drugs di maa di!

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Shahid Kapur's character is said to be based on Honey Singh. See more »

Quotes

Kumari Pinky: There's this big billboard I can see from the window. An advertisement for a Goa holiday. That's all I keep staring at all the time, without a blink. Because I believe that, that is my 'good time'. And that day will come.When it does, I will ask it; "Where were you all this while? Waiting for me to be shattered? Is that what it takes for you to come? But here I am, and I refuse to fall apart! I am still standing!"
[breaks into a howl]
Kumari Pinky: I am still waiting.
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Soundtracks

Chitta Ve
Written by Shellee
Produced by Amit Trivedi
Performed by Babu Haabi, Shahid Mallya and Bhanu Pratap
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Awesome movie for the youth and also for the people and families suffering from this disease
18 June 2016 | by vikasmohanSee all my reviews

I am feeling proud that someone thought to make this kind of movie, which seriously shows what punjab is now. I am not feeling proud for what punjab is, but sure m proud of the team who decides to show it present identity and also the team who suffers from censor board's decisions and Hon'ble High Court decisions and now fighting with the unstoppable pirecy. Feeling very shameful for this person who pirated the copy before release shame on you man. You spoil the whole hard work of this team. But i watched this in theater and seriously different movie and awesome script. I wish it may be inspirational for the addicted of Punjab and other states. I wish all the best to all the team for next movie and hope for these kind of innovations from the all team and cast. I love the movie good luck.


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Country:

India

Language:

Bhojpuri | Punjabi | Hindi

Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Punjab On A High See more »

Filming Locations:

Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,900,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$359,891
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