A bad time for the TamilRockers.com as few members of the portal who remain the admin of it have been arrested. The site has been giving sleepless nights to the filmmakers in Kollywood as they were quick to post the pirated movies of the South as and when these hit the screens in the past. As per reports, the site has been uploading a number of sites from the South Indian film industry along with English and other language-based movies on their website. The reports also suggest that the portal has some links with the global piracy rackets as well.
Of late, the site has become a popular place to download a number of South Indian movies and has thus remained in huge demand for the people. Many film lovers have been accessing this site to watch a number of movies. These include Kabali and other films as these remained expensive at the multiplexes. So, to beat the cost of the tickets, people were quick to take resort in sites like these. Of late, the filmmakers were gearing up to clamp down the site and its owners and finally they were able to nab them against the popular piracy channel KickassTorrent.
Despite facing a tough time by the makers of the films like Kabaali, the site like TamilRockers used to upload the films and enjoy a good response from people to download the movie. They kept on changing their domain names avoid get noticed and caught. However, in the recent past, someone asked to freeze their operations during the time of a big-time film release. They kept on releasing the pirated version of the film that led the cyber cell to take stern action against them to pull them down and start things in the right direction by arresting the admin.