Bahubali 2 has been in the news and its fourth week is still running successfully. Now, that’s what we call a movie enjoying super stardom worth the toil put in it.Hindi version of Bahubali 2 : The Conclusion produced by Karan Johar was being “threatened” by a bunch of people who constantly black mailed the producer and others involved in the movie in terms of leaking its pirated version and circulating it around. The bunch has been arrested by the Hyderabad police in a track down who were allegedly trying to extort money from the producer of Bahubali 2 Karan Johar and others.
Bahubali 2 Producer Karan Johar blackmailed
Among arrested is the owner of a movie theatre of Bihar state and others who tried to extort money from the producers and members involved in the making of the movie Bahubali 2 : The Conclusion. Total 6 people tried to blackmail Karan Johar and demanded a huge sum of INR 15 lac as ransom against the deal of them not leaking and circulating the pirated version of the global box office success of the movie Bahubali 2. The men even tried to blackmail the filmmaker and producer to have uploaded a copied version of Bahubali 2 to make it go viral on the internet.
How did the Arrest happen ?
Here’s how the series of incidents ranging from issuing threats to demanding ransom till the arrest were happened sequentially. Take a look.
- Guy named “Rahul Mehta” protrayed himself to be one of the “anti-piracy agents”
- Rahul approached the producers and crew of Bahubali 2 to notify them against the pirated copy of the movie that was available
- The pirated version of the famous Bahubali 2 was available in a “High-Definition version” which is rare
- Mehta exhibited the copy of the movie Bahubali 2 as a proof to the producers to extort huge sums
- Rahul demanded INR 15 lacs from the producers to make sure the copy doesn’t get leaked
- Producers kept on talking terms with the ‘representative’ to keep him in the loop
- Meanwhile, Bahubali 2 staff and producers informed the police about the scenario
- Police officials made arrests with arresting Mehta from the famous Jubilee Hills of Hyderabad
- His other colleagues involved in the case were arrested from Delhii region named Jitender Mehta, Taufiq and Mohammad Ali
- Divakar Kumar and Chandan from Bihar were also arrested the following day
- One of the accused accomplice Monu is still absconding from the scene
To much of one’s shock, two men from the six held namely Jitender Mehta and Taufiq from Delhi were also previously involved in the leak of a digital copy of the Bahubali part 1 i.e. Bahubali-The Beginning back in the year 2015.
Acting pretty smart, the guys tried to mint money overnight to have their share of success from the huge hit of 2017 Bahubali 2 : The Conclusion without thinking the much deserved reward for their actions could simply put them behind the bars. Well, all is well that ends well. The huge success of Bahubali 2 : The Conclusion won’t be hampered with bits and pieces of these unscrupulous elements of the society because “The biggest blockbuster of the year breaking all the previous records and setting the news ones seemingly diificult to achieve, make way for them guys! Bahubali 2: The Conclusion !!! ”
Source : HT
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