New Delhi : After ‘Baahubali 2,’ Rajinikanth’s ‘Kabali,’ ‘Udta Punjab’ and ‘Sultan,’ the upcoming movie ‘Toilet – Ek Prem Katha’ became the latest victim of piracy days ahead of its big August 2017 release.
After the news broke that Shree Narayan Singh’s directorial was just a click away, Akshay Kumar and producer Prernaa Arora came assuring that everything has been taken care of.
Showing confidence, Arora from KriArj Entertainment reassured the industry, audience and public in general in an official statement that reads, “There have been reports of my film TOILET : EK PREM KATHA having leaked online. I would like to assure my well-wishers and colleagues not to worry as everything’s under control. Someone tried to create mischief, but thanks to the Crime Branch, it’s all under control.”
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 21, 2017
The new age face of on screen patriotisms also tweeted, “The fight against piracy is critical and it’s reassuring to see the swift action taken by the Crime Branch on the unfortunate incident involving our film TOILET : EK PREM KATHA.”
Just wanted to share this with you all… pic.twitter.com/jxQu9GlEMv
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 21, 2017
While a lot of fans came in full support, celebs like Arjun Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra and Neil Nitin Mukesh also voiced out their opinions.
The Mubarakaan actor posted, “This fight we all must fight along with every fan of @akshaykumar…A film is made for the big screen not to be pirated for homes or mobiles”
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) July 21, 2017
Parineeti, who is all set to be sharing the big screen with Arjun and Akshay in ‘Namastey Canada’ also re-tweeted the ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ star’s post.
Mukesh tweeted, “There is no doubt that this fight is not yours alone. We are all with you sir @akshaykumar…”
— Neil Nitin Mukesh (@NeilNMukesh) July 21, 2017
Varun also wrote, “Piracy is a serious problem which is killing our film industry. Guys please do not support piracy watch films only in the theatre.”
Piracy is a serious problem which is killing our film industry. Guys please do not support piracy watch films only in the theatre. https://t.co/bvuJJuVlfp
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) July 21, 2017
The movie, ‘ which is co-produced by Akshay and Neeraj Pandey, also stars Bhumi Pednekar and is all set to hit the theatres on August 11. (ANI)