2,840 pirated CDs of Telugu film Dookudu
HP [ Fri, Oct 7, 2011 ]
- The Kacheguda police on Wednesday afternoon seized 2,840 pirated CDs of recently released film Dookudu, following a tip-off by the anti-piracy wing of the Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber of Commerce.
The police raided the office of Balaji Travels in Kacheguda and seized the CDs which had arrived from Anantapur. 'We took two persons, Mani Babu, and Deepak, from the travel agency which shipped the CDs into custody. They are being questioned as to where the CDs had come from,' Kacheguda CI B. Koteswara Rao said. 'Initial information suggests that the CDs came from Anantapur,' he said.
The film producer, Anil S. said they were trying to deal with piracy with the help the injunction order obtained from an Ongole court. 'As per the 'John Doe Order', any person who is in possession of a copy of CD or DVD of our film can be arrested immediately without questioning,' the producer said. According to the makers, Dookudu happens to be the first film in Tollywood which resorted to the recourse and the third film in the country. 'We expect that about 10,000 CDs may have flooded the city. About 7000 CDs were seized in Vijayawada,' the producer said.