ZEE Network has snapped up the rights of Balaji Motion Pictures controversial hit film ‘Udta Punjab’.
The film, which revolves around drug abuse in the affluent north Indian State of Punjab and how the youth there have succumbed to it en-masse resulting in a socio-economic decline. It stars Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh.
This is the first time the film will air on television after a year of its release. The television premiere was postponed due to cuts advised by the censor board, plus a deal to stream first digitally online.
‘Udta Punjab’ will premiere on the following dates:
India: Sunday 30th April at 20:00 on &Pictures