Six arrested in Hyderabad for blackmailing 'Baahubali' makers

May 17, 2017, 08:27 IST | The Hitlist Team

'Bahubali 2: The Conclusion'
'Bahubali 2: The Conclusion'

The Hyderabad police arrested six persons for allegedly trying to extort money from Karan Johar and other producers of Bahubali 2 by threatening to circulate a pirated copy.

Among the arrested is the owner of a Bihar theatre. The gang had demanded R15 lakh from the producers for not uploading a copy on the internet, said police. Johar is co-producer of the film's Hindi version.

The gang regularly makes pirated copies of Bollywood films, added police.

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