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IN Desi ON 13 Jun, 2016
The movie Udta Punjab has been under a lot of speculation recently regarding the inappropriate scenes. There were rumors of the film being completely banned in India as well. Our censor board has finally agreed to let the movie be released but only if it deletes a few scenes from the movie.
The scenes that are deleted would definitely cause some impact on the general storyline of the film, but that's what our censor board decided. Anyway, here is a list of cut out scenes from Udta Punjab.
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In the movie, names of cities like Amritsar, Jalandhar-Ludhiana, etc. were used very often. It turns out, no reference to any cities is allowed, and all dialogues regarding the same are removed.
Name of drugs has been removed from dialogues and songs.
All the Hindi and English abusive words have been deleted.
In the beginning scene of the movie, a Punjab signboard is seen which will now be cut out.
Words like 'elections,' 'politics,' 'MP,' and political party names are cut out from the final movie.
It's present in one of the songs in the movie.
Lengthy disclaimers regarding the use and effects of drugs are to be made before the movie starts. The film is aimed at raising awareness about the ill effects of drug abuse on the youth of India, and it shouldn't promote anything else.
All the songs should display a disclaimer that it is a work of fiction.
The scene is cut out in which Tommy urinates in front of a crowd.
Any close-up shots or scenes in which injectable drugs are being shown or used are to be deleted.
The dog's name in the movie is 'Jackie Chan' which is supposed to be cut out.
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