Akhilesh Yadav during a press conference told that he was asked
by many to watch the movie PK for which he downloaded the
film, watched it and liked it very much too.
However, after making that casual statement, the UP CM triggered
controversy as he was alleged of watching a pirated version of the
Nevertheless, Akhilesh Yadav has come up with a defending
statemement now as he claims that the site from which he downloaded
the movie PK is an authorised one.
The statement issued by Akhilesh Yadav's office says, "The
screening of PK was done on Club X media server installed
at Akhilesh Yadav's residence. The Club X service enables
authorised private screenings of movies at Club X licensed
auditorium of its members. Movies can be screened from the date of
their theatrical release in India. Movies are delivered to the Club
X media servers over a captive satellite network or are physically
delivered and are stored in a digitally encrypted form. A licence
is required to playback the movie each time and is issued based
upon the authorisation received from the content owners."
Well, UP CM, Akhilesh Yadav might have enjoyed watching Aamir Khan's PK but he perhaps never thought watching a movie will bring him such trouble.