21 October 2016Last updated

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Udta Punjab can release with one cut, says Bombay HC

The film will have to carry a disclaimer; Kashyap rejoices

14 Jun 2016 | 10:43 am
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Bombay High Court has ruled that drug drama Udta Punjab can be released with just one cut and a new disclaimer. A revised certificate will be issued in 48 hours, the court said on Monday afternoon, paving the way for a release in India on Friday — but a UAE release this week is still uncertain.

It was a triumphant day for the makers of the star-studded drama about the rampant use of drugs in the north Indian state of Punjab.

Last week, India’s Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) ordered 89 cuts and drastic changes including the removal of names of cities in Punjab, any references to “election” and even the renaming of a pet dog called Jackie Chain.

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