Bollywood United on Udta Punjab. Makers get support from all corners.

Bollywood United on Udta Punjab. Makers get support from all corners.

Udta Punjab  a film based on Drug menace in Punjab got support from corners of Bollywood, Political, sports circles as well as people too want to see the Movie. Yesterday Twitterite broke out all records when out of 10 twitter trends in India , 6 trends are related to the movie Udta Punjab.

A press conference was organized by Film’s co producer Anurag Kashyap in which almost all Directors, Producers were present to show their support to the movie.  It was a rare occasion when many members from the industry, came together to speak out against the “dictatorship” of CBFC chairperson, Pahlaj Nihalani, who has been in office for the last one year. Udta Punjab’s lead actors Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, alongwith filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt, producers Anurag Kashyap, Ekta Kapoor, director Abhishek Chaubey and other film fraternities held a press conference on Wednesday (June 8) to fight against the film’s censorship in Mumbai.

Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt and Anurag Kashyap alleged that the Censor Board was intentionally delaying the film’s clearance.

On Twitter those who show support are

 

 

Others who say the same are

Mahesh Bhatt: The year is 2016, we have a globally connected population. All the talk of growth and progress is poppycock if the freedom of our founding fathers is taken away. Do you want to turn India into Saudi Arabia?

Zoya Akhtar: There are many things which are made which offend me by how they portray women. But I cannot stop them. I can choose not to buy the ticket. Udta Punjab needs to release, denying a problem does not help it.

Udta Punjab‘s lead actor Shahid Kapoor: Let us make sure we fight for what this country stands for.

Imtiaz Ali: Anything that attacks the freedom of speaking is frustrating…we don’t need to tolerate it unnecessarily.