Mumbai, Jun 9 : “Udta Punjab” censorship row has earned CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani the moniker of “Ladta Pahlaj” in the latest ad of Amul Co-operative Ltd, which is known for its funny takes on topical issues. Also Read: Udta Punjab censorship: Here is a list of words Pahlaj Nihalani wants to be banned from the filmAlso Read - No Board, Only Breakfast: Amul's Topical After Centre Cancels CBSE Class 12 Board Exams 2021
The recent commercial from the Indian dairy brand features caricatures based on the film’s characters — rockstar Tommy Singh (Shahid Kapoor), doctor (Kareena Kapoor Khan), cop (Diljit Dosanjh) and hockey enthusiast (Alia Bhatt) as Amul girl with a pair of scissors moving towards them. Also Read - Amul's Latest Meme After IPL 2021 Gets Suspended Amid Covid-19 Surge is Going Viral | POST
The scissors symbolise the multiple cuts that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has demanded from the Abhishek Chaubey directorial. “#Amul Topical: Film on drug menace runs into controversy,” Amul’s twitter page reads. “Udta Punjab”, co-produced by Phantom Films and Balaji Motion Pictures, is scheduled to hit theatres on June 17. Also Read - BTS And Butters! Amul Seems Happiest About K-Pop's New Single And ARMY is Going Crazy!