Udta Punjab

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Star Cast:

Alia Bhatt, Diljit Dosanjh, Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor


Udta Punjab is an Abhishek Chaubey directed crime drama that shows the use of narcotics in Punjab. The film stars Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Punjab star Diljit Dosanjh. While a rockstar tries to find his way out of substance abuse, a field worker falls into bad hands because of drugs. Udta Punjab is a gripping story of several people and their relations with drugs.

Movie Review

Audience vs Critic
While critics liked Udta Punjab and called it path breaking with extremely strong performances, the audience did not warm up to the film.

Script & Plot
The plot of Udta Punjab is shown in a linear fashion and the dialogues are very impactful. For showing the drug issue prevalent in Punjab, director Abhishek Chaubey used characters and situations to unfold the plot.

Udta Punjab has one of Bollywood’s most impressive performances of 2016. Everyone, from Shahid Kapoor to Punjabi actor Diljit Dosanjh, gave stellar performances in the movie.

Music in Udta Punjab is used throughout the story. The original scores by Amit Trivedi are brilliant and very well weaved in the film.

Film Information

  • Director: Abhishek Chaubey
  • Genre: Drama
  • Status: Released
  • Runtime: 149 Minutes