‘Udta Punjab‘ has been passed with an A certificate (restricted for adult audience)… We have given it 13 cuts.
Whether they are going to the court or tribunal, and what decision is the court giving, that’s for them to see. The producer claimed that we had asked for change in the title, but we never asked them for it.
The producer went to the media for publicity
Nihalani told reporters. He said now the ball is in the producer’s’ court.
The Abhishek Chaubey directorial is scheduled to release on June 17. The film has been in news ever since it came to light that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) had demanded 89 cuts. Kashyap then condemned Nihalani for his dictatorial ways.
The revising committee later brought down the cuts to 13. The producers moved the Bombay High Court, which is due to give its verdict later on Monday.