Udta Punjab Review: Enchanting, Enthralling & Eye-opening Crime Thriller!!!

Jun 15, 2016

Udta Punjab Movie Review, Story / Plot Review, Star Cast Review, Movie Rating

Movie Name: Udta Punjab

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh

Director: Abhishek Chaubey

Producers: Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Aman Gill, Vikas Bahl, Sameer Nair

Story: Sudip Sharma, Abhishek Chaubey

Music: Amit Trivadi

Release Date: 17th June 2016

Run Time: 149 Minutes

Language: Hindi

Udta Punjab Story / Plot:

As the title suggests Udta Punjab’s story is related to state of Punjab. The plot of Udta Punjab covers the menace caused by the usage of drugs by the Punjab youth. Apparently over 70% youth of Punjab under the spell of these deadly addictive drugs that can take a person on artificial highs. Majority of Punjab youth has surrendered to this addictive drug substance and is living in imaginary world. Director Abhishek Chaubey has tried to highlight this horrifying aspect of drug menace in most entertaining and enthralling way through Udta Punjab. And Chaubey’s has delivered an absolutely chilling and eye opening film in front of the audience.


Udta Punjab revolves around four main characters, all of whom are connected by a common thread. Shahid Kapoor plays Rock Star Tommy Singh, Alia Bhatt portrays Kumari Pinky who is one laborer with no definite base. Diljit Singh portrays Police personnel while Kareena Kapoor Khan plays a doctor in Udta Punjab. All these characters are connected to the drug menace in Punjab. Some are surrendered to the drug havoc and some are trying to expose it. Abhishek Chaubey has effectively created social awareness by the way of entertainment. Abhishek Chaubey has used lot of abusive words in Udta Punjab, however, these abusive words get blended in the story without hampering the ears.

Amid the star cast, Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have delivered extra ordinary performances. Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh too have given their brilliant performances. Shahid Kapoor’s Tommy Singh can be safely regarded as Shahid’s one of the best portrayals till date.

In short, Udta Punjab is a must watch Crime Thriller that takes audience through the horrifying realistic problem through emotional pathway.

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