Finally, the day has arrived.
hit theaters after nearly three years. The action drama starring Ajith in the lead role, released on February 24 (Thursday). The movie received an incredible response from the audience with lots of praise for its action sequences, screenplay and of course the performances of the actors. Apart from its release and the positive response from all sides, what also caught netizens’ attention is its leak on the Internet.
According to reports,
leaked on various infamous hack-based websites, which could now impact its hunt for box office collections. Hearing the news of the leak, fans and followers of the main man took to their social media to ask the public not to promote piracy in any way and encourage the virtuous process of viewing.
isn’t the first film to leak online. Earlier, OTT and theatrical releases like
Doctor, Annaatthe, Maanaadu, Master, Jai Bhim, Navarasa, Soorarai Pottru
also fell prey to piracy. Leaks of films, especially Tamil ones, have become a huge headache for filmmakers and backers, and it seems high time to step up security in theaters and multiplexes to ensure viewing safely.
The crime thriller is directed by H Vinoth and backed by Boney Kapoor under Bayview Projects LLP in association with Zee Studios (co-producers and distributors).
features Kartikeya Gummakonda and Huma Qureshi in prominent roles, while Bani, Sumithra, Raj Ayyappa, Chaitra Reddy, Pugazh, Yogi Babu and Dhruvan are the supporting actors.
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follows a police officer who is tasked with tracking down a group of outlaw bikers with a criminal past. Valimai movie breaks even at the Tamil Nadu box office after 2 weeks of its release and also continues its successful run in the 3rd week.
On a related note, Ajith will next be seen in another H Vinoth actor tentatively titled
#AK61. More details about the upcoming movie have yet to be made official.