After leaking of Vijay starrer Sarkar and Aamir Khan Starrer Thugs of Hindostan, Now, Tamilrockers (the piracy website) has threatened to leak Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 by. Tamilrockers has become a troublemaker for bollywood.
A tweet that surfaced on the Twitter handle of Tamilrockers read, “#2Point0 coming soon in Tamil Rockers.” Later the Twitter account was suspended but within a few minutes, a new Twitter account was also created by the miscreants.
“#2Point0 #2point0November #2Point0FromNov29 #Rajinikanth #Rajini #SuperStar #TR #TamilRockers. Our Old Account Suspended @TamilRockersMV,” read the tweet on the new Twitter handle.
The Tamil Film Producers Council informed the exhibitors of Vijay starrer that a portal that “hosts pirated versions” of films has threatened to upload the HD version of the movie. This release of movies online within hours of their release has not only left the filmmakers shocked The fans have even urged the makers to take strict action against the website but no strict action has been taken until now.
2.0 is directed by Shankar, who had also helmed the 2010 hit Enthiran. The film has been making news for a long time due to various reasons, one being its visual effects, involving the work of 3000 technicians across the world.
Another reason why the film is attracting a generous bit of attention is due to its heavyweight star cast which consists of Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar. The film also marks Akshay’s foray into the South film industry. Amy Jackson plays the female lead in the movie.