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Film body calls for regulations to check movie theft

Film body calls for regulations to check movie theft


Concerned by the increasing content theft in India through camcording in cinema halls, as well as the growing levels of piracy, multiple committees are mulling specific provisions for anti-camcord regulations in the Indian Cinematograph Act 2010. A round table discussion
Pirated CDs seized in Punjab, 21 people held

Pirated CDs seized in Punjab, 21 people held


Chandigarh, At least 21 people were arrested and 5,909 pirated compact discs (CDs) of new films recovered in raids across Punjab, an Indian Music Industry (IMI) official said here Wednesday. The IMI said that following their tip-off, police conducted raids
Hollywood, Bollywood studios unite to counter piracy

Hollywood, Bollywood studios unite to counter piracy


Mumbai, Leading Bollywood studios such as Reliance Big Entertainment, Yash Raj Films, UTV Motion Pictures, Eros International and Studio 18 have joined hands here Thursday with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to set up an anti-piracy coalition. Announced
India fourth largest illegal downloader

India fourth largest illegal downloader


Mumbai, (BollywoodNewsWorld.com) India is the fourth largest illegal downloader of online content, according to two reports released Tuesday by the Motion Picture Distributors Association (MPDA). The reports were prepared on behalf of MPDA by Envisional and DtecNet, two global firms
Missed the new blockbuster in town? Catch it on DTH

Missed the new blockbuster in town? Catch it on DTH


New Delhi, It’s a way to beat piracy and it’s a treat for small screen audiences. Direct To Home (DTH) television has started a new trend by showing big Bollywood movies at a nominal price within a few days of
Lucknow a prospering market for pirated CDs and DVDs

Lucknow a prospering market for pirated CDs and DVDs


Lucknow, “You can get it, though the print is not very clear. But you will not have a problem watching it,” says a roadside vendor in the Naka market when asked if a CD or a DVD of Salman Khan’s
PM assures film producers he would protect the industry

PM assures film producers he would protect the industry


New Delhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday promised a film industry delegation that called on him that he would protect the industry against piracy, and that he wanted “Indian cinema to flourish”. “Piracy is like the kiss of death for