The problem of piracy is not new to the film industry. Hollywood, Bollywood, and even South Indian movies have faced troubles due to pirating websites. Madras Rockers is one such website that leaks pirated Tamil and other language movies to the internet. As the fans get to watch their favorite movies free of cost, the number of audiences in the theatre has decreased and the producers of the movies suffer loss. Even though piracy is banned in India, Madras Rockers continues to survive and leak more and more movies over time.
ABOUT MADRAS ROCKERS- WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT THE WEBSITE?
As mentioned, Madras Rockers is a website from which movies of HD quality can be downloaded for free. This website illegally leaks newly released movies online and sometimes even unreleased movies are uploaded on this website. Although actors, directors, and producers have been requesting the fans not to support such pirated sites, fans continue to use them.
Some of the features of this website make it different and unique from other piracy sites. First of all, Madras Rockers allows people to download HD quality videos at as little as 300 MB. It also has a huge collection of movies. If you don’t know the language, but still want to watch the movie, dubbed version are also available. The website works on android mobiles. In addition to that, the site is extremely user-friendly. The movies are categorized according to language, genre, and actors.
SOME OF THE MOVIES RELEASED BY MADRAS ROCKERS
Madras Rockers has leaked the movies of different genres from romance to horror, to even sci-fi. While you will find the oldest movies, so do you find some of the newest ones.
Well-known Bollywood movies like Street dancer, Ujda Chaman, thappad, dabaang 3, Telugu movies such as world-famous lover, dear comrade, and Hollywood movies the godfather, 1920 the evil returns have been leaked in this website. Kanni Madam, Darbar, Karuthukalai pathivu sei, mafia, vanmurai, 100% kadhal are a few of the Tamil movies released in <adras Rockers.
WHAT ARE SOME ALTERNATIVE WEBSITES TO MADRAS ROCKERS?
Even though piracy is highly opposed by the government and the film industry, pirating websites continue to exist. Other than Madras Rockers, some of the pirating websites are-
- SSR Movies
HOW DO THESE PIRACY SITES CONTINUE TO EXIST?
You might wonder even after the ban on pirating websites, how do they continue to exist and leak more movies? It’s because they change their URL names frequently. For example, madrasrockers biz, madrasrockers wiki, madrasrockers trend are some of the old URL names of madrasrockers which are blocked now. This is the reason it has not been possible to put a complete ban on this kind of illegal websites.
MEASURES TAKEN BY THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT TO STOP PIRACY
According to the Indian piracy law, pirating is not only illegal but a punishable crime. Leaking the movies on the internet before or after the release of the movies in the theatre, downloading the movies from pirated sites, and recording in the theatres fall into the category of piracy. A person committing any or all of these acts and a person supporting them will be held liable.
According to the Cinematograph act of 2019, people involved in pirating can be fined up to Rs 10 lakh and/or can face 2-3 years of imprisonment. Under the law of the Indian constitution, the punishment for a person caught in the act of piracy is up to six months of jail and/or a fine of Rs 50,000 to 2,00,000.
Although it is tempting to watch our favorite movies free of cost in the comfort of our homes, it is important to remember the consequences. Piracy is illegal and a punishable crime.