By: Settu Shankar
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
The low quality pirated DVD copies of Shivaji have been
seized by the Chennai Police two days ago.
On Saturday evening, the Chennai police raided a few DVD shops
and printing press on the suspicion of pirated DVDs of new films
including Shivaji. The police seized nearly 1300 CDs and
DVDs of new films including Shivaji from the shops. Three
people were arrested and they were sent jail for 15 days. The
police in the sub urban areas are alerted to watch the culprits who
are selling the DVDs on the road sides.
Meanwhile, the pirated DVDs of Shivaji Tamil version
were seized in Bangalore too. The police didn't disclose the number
of DVDs seized in the city. However, Gangaraju, the distributor of
the film for Karnataka said that the Karnataka police had captured
nearly 250 DVDs in Kolar and surrounded areas after the alert given