Tollywood filmmakers may not be happy to know the truth that all 2017 films have been pirated in just one week after its release. Earlier, people used to wait to watch the film in theatres or they would wait for Telugu Big Festival because all new releases will be telecast on Television. now with free access to internet thanks to Jio and of course every person using a Smartphone, it's easier for people to search for a copy of the new film on the internet to watch on their mobiles whenever they get time.
It has become very hard to curb piracy and nowadays makers are ensuring not to leak any of the scenes from the sets because everything is becoming viral on social media.
You would be surprised to know that SS Rajamouli's Baahubali, Allu Arjun's DJ and Shekar Kammula's Fidaa are among 10 most pirated Telugu movies in 2017.
Baahubali: There's no doubt that most of the audiences across the nation watched Baahubali-The Conclusion in theatres. One testimony to this is the fact that the film has become the highest grossing Indian film raking in more than Rs 1200 Cr at the box office. This depsite the movie falling prey to piracy. And guess what, baahubali tops pirated Telugu films at number one positionn.Baahubali is not only ahead of content or box office number and it also one step ahead in most searched pirated films on the internet. The film is directed by Rajamouli featuring Prabhas, Rana, Anushka, Tamannaah and other supporting cast. It is worth mentioning here that Baahubali is gearing up for release in China.
Duvvada Jagannadham: Stylish star Allu Arjun's Duvvada Jagannadham did decent business at the box office and received a mixed talk from movie lovers. Bunny was seen playing the role of a Brahmin which was the main highlight of the film but it failed miserably at the Box Office. Pooja Hedge is seen opposite Allu Arjun in Duvvada Jagannadham. The film set some records on YouTube too for being the most watched dubbed movie in Hindi.
Fidaa: The film is one of the most talked films in filmnagar circles for Sai Pallavi's Telangana accent. Fidaa turned out to be the biggest blockbuster hit in Varun Tej's career and he has become the most bankable actor for Tollywood producers.
Check out the list of 10 Most pirated Telugu films in 2017:
Baahubali – The Conclusion: 9.37 million
DJ- Duvvada Jagannadham: 1.7 million.
Arjun Reddy: 1.4 million
Fidaa: 1.15 million.
Khaidi No. 150: Nearly one million.
Ninnu Kori: 899,978
Nenu Local: 869,978
Nene Raju Nene Mantri: 831,974
Raja The Great: 774,121.