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Release Date 17 June, 2016
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Budget ₹40 crores
Box Office India ₹60 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹99 crores
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A crime-drama film that revolves around the life of some youngsters of Punjab and how drug turns their life into living hell. While Struggling with his drug addiction a Punjabi hip hop singer meets a poor Bihari girl who gets caught up into drugs and how these two affect each others’ lives.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹10.05 crores
First Weekend₹33.80 crores
First Week₹48.50 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹60 crores
Worldwide Gross₹99 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹102.6 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹169.29 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Udta Punjab came at the box office with a very strong opening and it earned Rs. 10.05 crores on its first day. It witnessed an excellent growth over the first weekend and ensured the first three days total of Rs. 33 crores approx. Due to low drops on the weekdays, the film reached near Rs. 50 crores mark in its first week.

In its lifetime it earned around Rs. 60 crores in its pocket and also fared extremely well in the overseas. It took its worldwide total near Rs. 100 crores. The film was declared a hit due to its splendid performance at the box office

Full Cast & Characters

Shahid KapoorTejinder "Tommy" Singh a.k.a. Gabru
Kareena KapoorDr. Preet Sahni
Alia BhattBauria a.k.a. Mary Jane
Diljit DosanjhASI Sartaj Singh
Satish KaushikTayaji
Suhail Nayyarjassi
Prabhjyot SinghBalli Singh
Satwant KaurSartaj's mother
Manav VijJhujar Singh, Sartaj's senior officer

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Punjabi singer & actor, Diljit Dosanjh made his debut in Bollywood with this film.
  • Before Diljit, Abhishek Bachchan, Ayushmaan Khurana & Emraan Hashmi were approached.
  • Shahid Kapoor was not the first choice, Fawad Khan was considered first
  • Kareena Kapoor & Shahid Kapoor worked together after 9 years of their breakup.
  • Shahid Kapoor advised the makers to approach Kareena Kapoor.
  • Alia Bhatt shared space on screen with Kareena Kapoor for the first time.
  • Alia Bhatt is seen in very authentic avatar portraying the character of a girl from Bihar.
  • Shahid's look in this film is similar to Hollywood actor, David Spade's look in the film, Joe Dirt.
  • This movie created many controversies before its release due to the drug contents & abusive language.

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