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Baahubali 2 clip leaked: Six minute video featuring key scenes stolen; Graphic designer held

Baahubali 2 Is The Sequel To Baahubali: The Beginning. The Film Is Slated To Be Released In April 2017.

PTI | Updated on: 22 Nov 2016, 09:00:54 PM
Baahubali 2 first look - File Photo


After shocking revelation of a scene getting leaked from upcoming 'Baahubali 2' , a graphic designer has been arrested for allegedly stealing and uploading a six-minute clipping from the sequel to 2015 mega hit 'Baahubali' on YouTube.

Police said that the producer of 'Baahubali 2' lodged a complaint with cyber crime wing of Hyderabad police on Tuesday stating that last night he saw some leaked clips of the movie and asked his team to verify.

"The film had been given for graphic designing at Annapurna Studio in Hyderabad. The producer's team found that Krishna Dayanand Chowdary, a trainee graphic designer, accessed the server of Annapurna Studio and stole the film's clipping," Assistant Commissioner of Police (Cyber Crimes) Raghuveer said.

The team located Chowdary's house at Tolichowki and checked his laptop, where they find the stolen video. It was also revealed that he had also forwarded the clipping to two of his friends at Vijayawada through his phone. However, his phone was found formatted, the officer said.

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Chowdary was subsequently handed over to police who registered a case under relevant sections of IT and Copy Right Acts after quizzing him.

"We will write to YouTube authorities asking them to delete the clippings," the ACP told.

The exact nature of the video and other related factors are under investigation.

"Baahubali 2" is the sequel to "Baahubali: The Beginning". The film is slated to be released in April 2017. 

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First Published : 22 Nov 2016, 08:48:00 PM