Mumbai, Jun 11: In a show of solidarity with the makers of “Udta Punjab”, Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan today said he was “proud” of the Abhishek Chaubey-directed film and the censorship controversy surrounding it has brought to light the sad situation Indian films often find themselves in. The film which centres around the drug problem in Punjab is embroiled in a battle with the censor board over the latter’s demand of several cuts including the removal of the word “Punjab” from the whole film as well as the title. ALSO READ: The whole country has become a censor board: Irrfan Khan Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Extends Her Support To Malvi Malhotra, Takes Dig at Film Industry And 'Nepotism Kids'
“UdtaPunjab brings out d unfortunate condition suffered by films.But fortunately reveals that strangers can stand up n unite 4 justice. Proud,” Hrithik tweeted. He joins Bollywood celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Karan Johar, Hansal Mehta and Imtiaz Ali who have expressed support for the flim. Also Read - Deepika Padukone's Manager Karishma Prakash 'Untraceable' After NCB Raids Her Residence, Summoned For Tomorrow Also Read - KBC 12 October 27 Episode Highlights: Will Chhavi Kumar Be Able To Answer Rs 1 Crore Question? Find Out Here