How does the Tamilrockers website work

Whenever a Tamil movie featuring a big star is released, a remotely operated website which uploads a crystal clear 'print' of the film gives the producers jitters. The website called Tamilrockers eats into their revenue.

Tamilrockers is providing its 'service' to those who don't want to spend Rs 120-200 or even exorbitant prices to watch the latest Tamil flick in a movie theatre on the first day.

Tamilrockers Movie Leaks

Even before the release of the movie, the website gives out an open challenge -- as it happened in the case of Vijay-starrer “ Sarkar”-- threatening to upload it on the day of its release. Despite several cases and police action, it's a bull that seems to be beyond taming.

How does it work? Sources say that the website has contributing members from across the globe, mainly expatriate Tamils. They upload the 'movie print' after recording it in local theatres. Every member gets paid for the work based on the number of times the print has been downloaded. Tamilrockers changing its URL. So if a certain URL is taken down by enforcement agencies in a country, the website shifts to another one in the.

Whois Uploading Movies in Tamilrockers

A few members (admin) of the website TamilRockers.com, which has been giving sleepless nights to Kollywood film makers and producers, were booked and arrested, on Thursday at Coimbatore. According to a source, it is the anti-piracy cell which tracked down the culprits who uploaded the pirated versions of Tamil, Telugu, English, Malayalam and other language films on their site. The site is said to have connection with international piracy rackets, too.

Interestingly, the site became popular among Tamil movies buffs owing to a fairly large demand and supply chain. There are many who have been depending on this website to watch films for a while now, and the demand witnessed a sudden rise before the release of Kabali, as the price of the tickets in the initial days cost a bomb. The makers of the film planned to initiate strict action against the site, coincidentally, another internationally popular piracy channel KickassTorrent went offline, as its host was arrested. Though TamilRockers had a tough time in uploading the plagiarised copy of Kabali soon after its theatrical release, they later managed to do it.

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The constant change in their domain names since the beginning of this year to avoid getting caught is also notable. Interestingly, when someone asked the site to put their operations on hold during the release of the next big ticket flick, S3 some time ago, the team with a following of almost 12K on Twitter replied on November 25, that their service will be in full swing during the time of the movie's release, too.

On 4th July 2018, The Central Government of India invited Tamil Film Producers Council’s anti-piracy team to discuss the shortcomings in the industry. "Breaking News : Central government has invited our Antipiracy team to discuss technical drawbacks and assured maximum support to kill piracy. We have been identified as the best antipiracy team in India.