Mumbai, June 9: Indian dairy brand Amul Co-operative Ltd, which releases topical ads to take a jibe at situations, has now taken a dig at the ongoing tiff between censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani and makers of “Udta Punjab”. (Read: ‘Mischievous’ AAP attempting to boost its chances through ‘Udta Punjab’: Subramanian Swamy)Also Read - No Board, Only Breakfast: Amul's Topical After Centre Cancels CBSE Class 12 Board Exams 2021
The dairy company came out with a special advertisement surrounding the controversy of the film “Udta Punjab”, a movie which delves into the drug menace of Punjab and for which the censor board has ordered 89 cuts. Also Read - Amul's Latest Meme After IPL 2021 Gets Suspended Amid Covid-19 Surge is Going Viral | POST
The advertisement shows a cartoon based on rockstar Tommy Singh (Shahid Kapoor), a doctor (Kareena Kapoor Khan), a policeman (Diljit Dosanjh) and the Amul girl. Also Read - BTS And Butters! Amul Seems Happiest About K-Pop's New Single And ARMY is Going Crazy!
They all look puzzled at a pair of scissors, symbolising the multiple cuts that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has demanded from the Abhishek Chaubey directorial. The caption given to the ad reads: “Ladta Pahlaj” Co-produced by Phantom Films and Balaji Motion Pictures, “Udta Punjab” is scheduled to be released on June 17.