Anwar Rasheed to resign from film associations
Anwar Raheed to resign from all film based associations over "Premam" piracy issueFacebook/ Premam/ Anwar Rasheed

Alphonse Puthren's "Premam" starring Nivin Pauly, Sai Pallavi, Anupama Parameshwaran, Madonna Sebastian, Shabareesh Varma, Krishna Shankar and many others has been doing tremendous business in India and abroad.  

The film, produced by Anwar Rasheed, has been well received by the audience and critics for its fresh presentation and amazing performances. 

However, after the film's censored copy was leaked on Facebook and YouTube, the film's producer Anwar approached many film associations and anti-piracy cell seeking support.

After reportedly receiving a lukewarm response from the associations and the anti-piracy cell, the director-cum-producer expressed his decision to quit from all film associations on Wednesday, 1 July. 

Read More: Anwar Rasheed to Resign from All Film-Based Associations

Now, many actors and directors, including mega star Mammootty, Nivin Pauly, Jude Anthany Joseph, Lijo Jose Pellissery and Vineeth Sreenivasan, have come forward to express their support on the piracy row.

Check out their reactions below:


Stop Piracy! You don't want us to steal ideas, don't steal our films! Give every film it's due ! I support Anwar and Team Premam. Good luck to Nivin and Alphonse and everyone from Premam

Posted by Mammootty on Friday, 3 July 2015


KILLING This cold blooded killing of cinema should stop . Please consider the kind of effort gone behind to create a...

Posted by Lijo Jose Pellissery on Thursday, 2 July 2015

നമ്മുടെ നാട്ടില്‍ സിനിമക്ക് ഇത്ര വിലയെ ഉള്ളു ??? :/ ,ഇപ്പോള്‍ പ്രേമം, നാളെ ?? ഈ പറയപെടുന്ന "Cells" എല്ലാം , സത്യസന്ധ...

Posted by Nivin Pauly on Thursday, 2 July 2015

Jude Anthany Joseph

To my friends in film industry,please put Studio name as water mark when you give the film copy for post production to each studio/institute and make them sign an agreement that if the film is leaked with their name as watermark, they will be responsible for the entire loss. Thats one way to kill piracy.

Rajamanikyam, Chotta Mumbai, Annan thambi, Bridge(short), Ustad Hotel, Aami(short). Productionil - Banglore days pinne...

Posted by Alphonse Puthren on Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Vineeth Sreenivasan

I love Cinema..
i want to spend my entire life working in Cinema..
If u have decided to watch cinema on whatsapp, that really scares me.
Piracy is not what scares me...... U scare me!!


അൻവർ റഷീദ്‌ പുതുതലമുറയിലെ എന്റെ ഏറ്റവും പ്രിയപ്പെട്ട സംവിധായകനാണ്‌; വളരെ ഇഷ്ടമുള്ള സുഹൃത്തുമാണ്‌. അദ്ദേഹം നിർമ്മിച്ച പ്ര...

Posted by Unnikrishnan Bhaskaran Pillai on Wednesday, 1 July 2015



Posted by ShabareeshVarma on Wednesday, 1 July 2015