South Indian movie U Turn has been leaked online. The Samantha Ruth Prabhu starrer was one of the most awaited movies of this year. It released on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. While fans were eager to catch the flick in the theatres, film piracy websites have leaked the movie online soon after it was released. The Tamil movie is reportedly available on a popular torrent site, Movierulez. The news comes as a big shock for makers. This leak could impact U Turn’s box office collection.
The movie earned an approximately Rs 1.6 crore in the Telugu speaking states whereas it earned a decent Rs 0.56 lakh in Tamil Nadu on its first day. U Turn is a bilingual movie that released in both Tamil and Telugu. It pitted against Sivakarthikeyan-Samantha starrer Seema Raja in Tamil Nadu and Naga Chaitanya’s Shailaja Reddy Alludu in Telugu.
U Turn is a remake of a Kannada movie with the same title. In the Kannada version, Shraddha Srinath was seen playing the lead role. The movie was praised its gripping screenplay and impressive subject. The movie is a mystery thriller where Samantha plays a journalist.
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Meanwhile, this isn’t the only Samantha movie which was leaked recently. Reports were making the rounds that Samantha’s other Tamil release, Seema Raja, was leaked online by Tamil Rockers. The movie was taken down within a few hours. Other popular movies like Aruvi and Kaala were also leaked online and impacted the box office collections.
The entertainment industry is working towards fighting piracy. President of Tamil Film Producer’s Council and Secretary of Nadigar Sangam, Vishal, and other members of Kollywood film industry has been working towards curbing piracy.
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