After the CBFC hullabaloo, UDTA PUNJAB is caught in another controversy and it's more dangerous.
The movie is reported to be allegedly leaked online two days ahead of its scheduled release in theatres. Anyways the makers have managed to remove it from downloading sites.
The movie's lead actors Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and others from the film fraternity like Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra took to a micro-blogging site asking people to stay away from piracy and watch the film in theatres.
Shahid Kapoor: And for those who have no conscience welcome to the #udtavirus most links will make your phone crash #piracydimaadi
Alia Bhatt: Guys please please do not waste 2 years of hard work, blood, sweat and tears.. Please watch #UdtaPunjab in only in theatres..
It's the worst feeling to know that your film has been messed with before hand & your computer will be attacked with a virus if you do try..
It's a genuine request from the bottom of my heart. That's all I can say. Until then see you at the theatres #piracydimaadi
Sidharth Malhotra: Movie theatres r filled with dreams and entertainment,don't kill them ! say no to piracy #UdtaPunjab at a theatre near u
Varun Dhawan: A big #dishoom to the Pirates. Go watch #UdtaPunjab only in the theatre
Arjun Kapoor: Viruses in the Udta Punjab online leaked links that crashes systems !!!What a way to fight this disgusting menace !!! #PiracyDiMaaDi'
Karan Johar: Viruses in the #UdtaPunjab links! Anyone downloading it will have a virus attack!! What a way to combat this awful piracy! #piracydimaadi
UDTA PUNJAB is produced by Balaji in association with Phantom. Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the movie stars Shahid kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Diljit Dosanjh and Kareena Kapoor. The movie is said to highlight the problem of drug abuse.
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