The full movie of Srinu Vaitla's Amar Akbar Anthony starring Ravi Teja and Ileana D'Cruz has been leaked online on its opening day and its free download is set to take toll on its collection at the box office.
Amar Akbar Anthony has become the victim of piracy on its opening day its self. A notorious gang, which is known for its alleged activities on the internet, has apparently recorded the complete film during its screening in a cinema halls. The gang released the full movie on its torrent website even before it completed its last show on the first day. The site offers six versions of different size for free download.
Srinu Vaitla and Ravi Teja's careers are on the verge of ending due to back to back failures. Mythri Movie Makers have joined them and wowed to get them a hit. The producers have shelled out hefty sum on the production and promotion of Amar Akbar Anthony. Its theatrical rights were sold for whopping price of Rs 22 crore. The stakes are very high on the film and it has to make good collection at the box office.
Amar Akbar Anthony has received negative reviews from the viewers and critics. The word of mouth will not only take a toll on its collection at the box office, but may also stop many viewers coming the cinema halls. Another threat is that the movie will clash with Taxiwala from its second day.
Hence, the pirated copy is posing a big threat to the distributors of Amar Akbar Anthony, as its is likely to affect its collection at the box office. The people, who do not time or do not want to spend money on it, may resort to download the full movie for free watch at home.
We at IBTimes, are strictly against piracy of any film and we condemn the people, who support it. We always standby the film industry, which has suffered huge losses due to piracy. We also request you join us in fight against it. Say no to piracy and encourage filmmakers by watching films in the cinema halls only.