Mumbai: On the day of its release, Salman Khan-Anushka Sharma starrer Sultan has been reportedly leaked online. The film hit the cinemas on Wednesday as an Eid release in about 4500 screens in India.
According to Mail Today, the links of the two-hour-36-minute long movie are available not on torrents but on the dark net. Deep Shankar, cyber crime expert told the publication, “The leak is confirmed. The copy of the movie is available on the darknet and soon it will be available on torrent.”
Last month, a censor copy of Alia Bhatt and Shahid Kapoor starrer Udta Punjab was leaked online. The Cyber Crime Police had arrested the owner of a website for allegedly putting up the leaked censor copy on his website and on torrent More recently, Great Grand Masti’s Censor Board copy was leaked online a few days ago.
“Many websites have been blocked since Tuesday evening and links are removed immediately after uploads,” cyber investigator, Kislay Chaudhary told Mail Today. Cyber security expert Nitish Chandan told the daily that no active links of Sultan’s censor copy can be found online
Sultan is Yash Raj Films’ biggest release this year. “YRF has planned a huge distribution strategy for the film. Sultan will release across 4500 screens in India itself and that is the highest ever for any Hindi film till date,” a source told dna.
Salman’s previous film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo was released in around 4300 screens across the nation.