The world witnessed the premiere of Baahubali: The Conclusion and fans were overwhelmed on finally knowing why Kattappa killed Baahubali. However, despite preventive measures, the movie makers could not stop the online leak of Bahubali 2. A Kuwait-based man allegedly live-streamed the entire movie on Facebook, spreading online piracy and leaving Bahubali 2 filmmakers in distress. The full movie live streaming of Baahubali: The Conclusion was also covered by various news channels that blurred the content shown. Bahubali 2 was released worldwide on 28th April 2017. However, UAE got an early release of the movie, which led to the Facebook Live leak.
The Facebook Live video was shot from a theatre on Thursday evening and adds another black mark to the lack of security and content moderation on Facebook Live. While this online leak is troubling, the makers of Bahubali are now seeking help from the fans on social media and trying to identify the culprit behind this piracy. The team of Baahubali had already warned people to form increasing online piracy and had revealed that stringent actions would be taken against people indulging in these acts. The links of Baahubali 2 full movie download are already being taken off various sites that promote pirated content on the internet.
After the leak on Facebook, the climax scene of Baahubali 2 was also leaked on WhatsApp, and the video clip revealed the suspense of why Kattappa killed Baahubali. This video of Baahubali: The Conclusion climax scene instantly went viral and spoilt the suspense of the movie for many. These acts of piracy are on the rise and may affect the collection of the movie in the box office. The makers are extremely stressed by these multiple leaks and are trying to contain the situation.
This is not the first instant that a movie has been live streamed or leaked online. Aamir Khan’s Dangal was also live streamed by a fan on Facebook on the day of its release. After being streamed on Facebook, the entire movie was also leaked on YouTube affecting the profits. These incidents go on to show the state of the cyber laws in our country and the grave issue that is affecting thousands in the movie industry and affecting their profits.
Fans of the Bahubali franchise have gone to great lengths to get the tickets of the movie which is already going houseful in various parts of the world. Everyone is eager to find out why Kattappa killed Bahubali and the online live stream of Baahubali: The Conclusion is raising more threats for the movie’s revenue. The Prabhas starrer has been one of the most expensive movies, and the directors and actors have shown immense dedication to the movie series in the past five years.