Udta Punjab Bollywood Movie is in a big trouble after having issues with censor board. Just before few days of Udta Punjab Release Date censor board is demanding from movie to release after 89 cuts and to remove ‘Punjab’ from its title as it is portraying the wrong image of Punjab state. Director Abhishek Chaubey and producer Anurag Kashyap has appealed to Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) after being highly disappointed with the system.
Movie is based on the drug abuse issue of Punjab state. Drug Addiction in youth of Punjab state is growing bigger and bigger day by day that’s why ruling party of state Shiromani Akali Dal led by Parkash Singh Badal is worried for image of state. As next year elections are on their way and AAP and Congress have already placed this issue in centre for their campaigns, BJP ruled Akali Dal wants to remove the ‘Punjab’ word from the title of the film.
The film expected to be screened more than 2500 Screens which is one of the biggest release in this year. Till now, the Udta Punjab box office collection is around 150*Cr place. The film faced the competition in the form of “Housefull 3” and lost some collections. The movie expected to be occupy 80% on first day, Second day and first weekend. According to Taran Adarsh Trade Reports, the First Weekend Collection of Udta Punjab movie was Rs 52.35 Cr while the second day collection is slightly decreased and collected Rs 7.75 Cr.
On its first day of release, Udta Punjab First Day Box Office Collection would be 6 to 7 crores with 60 to 70% occupancy in theaters. Saturday income of the movie is being expected to cross 5.5 – 6 crores. After so much controversy earnings may be much more than these expectations. Sunday would prove the worth of this movie on box office. On this public holiday Udta Punjab Movie Income would be approximately 6 crores.