Actor Vishal meets Chief Minister, seeks action against Tamilrockers

Chennai: Tamil Film Producers Council president and Nadigar Sangam general secretary Vishal today said piracy website Tamilrockers can be blocked if the government decides to.

He made the statement after meeting Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at the Secretariat here.

Addressing mediapersons after the meeting, Vishal said he thanked Palaniswami for giving police protection for the ‘Ilayaraja 75‘ event held in the city on 2 and 3 February.

“We also requested the government to give more preference to the release of Tamil movies than English films,” he said.

Ilayaraja 75‘ was hosted by Tamil Film Producers Council and held at YMCA Stadium. Eminent personalities from the Tamil film and music industry participated in the event, which was inaugurated by Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

NT Bureau