Pirated DVDs of ‘Gulaal’ worth Rs.800,000 seized

March 19th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Just a week after the release of Anurag Kashyap’s film “Gulaal”, a total of 2,926 pirated DVDs worth over Rs.800,000 were seized by the police here with the help of the Society for Copyright Regulation of Indian Producers for Film and Television (SCRIPT).
“As soon as I received reports of illegal distribution of pirated DVD’s in Dadar, I personally visited the site and purchased a DVD as proof,” said J.S. Sodhi, a former cop, who was part of the SCRIPT team in the raid.

Four people were arrested and a criminal case was registered, he said.

“Gulal”, released March 13, is set in the backdrop of college politics and regionalism and stars K.K. Menon.

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