Online piracy has become a leading menace for the filmmakers. Undoubtedly, they lose millions at the hands of these miscreants who leak the entire film on illegal torrent sites within hours of its release. However, the makers of the latest film Uri: The Surgical Strike were prepared to face the similar trouble and how they managed it, is making headlines today. A guy found a torrent link online claiming to have the full movie, but when he downloaded the file and played it, disappointment was all he got.
The makers of Uri: The Surgical Strike not only managed to keep their film safe but also threw flames at these illegal sites and those who prefer to download the film rather than watching them in theatres. When a person tried to download the full movie, he received a video featuring Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam mocking his efforts to watch the pirated version of film. After download 3.8 GB of data from torrent, he received this video. The Facebook went viral like the wildfire. It has received more than 3,000 likes and 4,000 shares.
So far many Bollywood films have leaked online, including biggies like Thugs of Hindostan, 2.0 and Zero. However, Uri: The Surgical Strike has managed to keep itself safe from online piracy. The Vicky Kaushal starrer is proving to be a massive box office success within few days of its release itself. The film is gaining momentum due to positive reviews and strong word of mouth.