Udta Punjab's fate is in the hands of censor board now. news has came out earlier that Censor board has said no to the movie because of extreme use of curse words as well as drug consumption footage. Shahid kapoor in an interview said that the movie addresses the current drug menace in Punjab and the movie is relevant as it will shed light on an issue which has rarely been discussed till now. He also said in that interview that Udta Punjab should be made tax free as the movie will educate people on the ill effects of drugs.
Shahid plays the role of a Tommy Singh who is addicted to drugs. Kareena Kapoor and Aliba Bhatt plays the role of female lead in this movie. Abhishek Chaubey is the director of Udta Punjab. Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Aman Gill, Vikas Bahl, Sameer Nair are the producers of the movie.