We all know that the print of Udta Punjab has leaked online and
it includes the scene that the Bombay High Court had demanded to be
cut from the movie. Udta Punjab was scheduled to be released on
June 17, but leaked online on Wednesday.
In the movie, one can easily see a watermark stating 'for
censor' on the top left of the film and that is why many fingers
are pointed at the Censor Board for leaking the film. Here's what
the CBFC has to say on this.
A top official of CBFC told DNA, "During examining, revising or
re-screening, the DVD was brought by the filmmakers and taken back
by them. At no point we had sole possession of the same. It could
be leaked from a CD which was meant to be shown for censor purpose
alone, but got leaked in transit."
"During committee screenings, producer's representatives are
always nearby. It is theoretically possible for CBFC to leak the
movie, but then all five or nine members would be party to the
crime. Not only unlikely, it is highly impossible," another CBFC