Udta Punjab (lit. Punjab on a high) is a 2016 Indian black comedy crime film co-written and directed by Abhishek Chaubey. It is loosely based on and revolves around the drug abuse by the youth population in the Indian state of Punjab and the various conspiracies surrounding it. Produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor under their banner Balaji Motion Pictures, in association with Anurag Kashyap‘s production house Phantom Films, it features an ensemble cast consisting of Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh
A rock star, a migrant labourer, a doctor and a policeman find themselves struggling to cope with the ensuing chaos surrounding a drug crisis in Punjab, India.The insurgence of substance abuse among the young in the Indian state of Punjab through the stories of a rock star, a migrant laborer, a doctor and a policeman.
Director: Abhishek Chaubey
Release: 06/17/2016 (US)