The owner of Velmurugan Theatre in Peelamedu Road in Sowripalayam, Coimbatore CP Satheesh Kumar and his projector operator Mohammad Ali has been arrested for video piracy.
They have illegally recorded SS Rajamouli’s super hit Naan Ee and sold it to video pirates. The Coimbatore police acted on a case filed by PVP Cinemas Rajeev Kaminenee the producer of Naan Ee who found pirated CD’s of the film hitting the market a day after its release.
The shocking thing found on police investigation was the theatre screened the film privately a few hours before its release on July 6.
he theatre which has digital projection stole the content after it was uploaded by the producer a few hours before first day noon show was to start. The pirated version was made using a video camera.