Earlier, in March 2010 producer Yalamanchili Ravichand did a hunger strike against piracy and at that time the government given an assurance that they will take severe action against piracy. Now, Piracy again came on the news, yesterday (October 19th) producer Yalamanchili Ravichand addressed in a press meet that, “I think that politician are supporting the piracy, he questioned the government that why they are not taking the action against piracy and why they have not implemented the PD act till now”. He also stated that, “ At that time of Hunger strike entire tollywood fraternity supported me, but now why they are not coming out to fight against piracy”. He also said that he felt bad when he saw the pirated CD’s of recent release movies in Ameerpet and Koti markets.
He expressed that, “if government wouldn’t take any action against piracy then he will again start huger strike”. And also requested all the people not to see pirated CD’s and save the film industry.