It’s time for fans to act
December 2009 a real sad day for Radaan Media
Works, Jagghubai crew and entire Tamil cinema.
It’s the day where full length, unfinished
version of Jaggubhai was discovered on the internet.
Watching the pirated version after a movie’s
release and watching it before its release is
absolutely a different scenario. Comparatively
the second one has some serious effects, not just
to the crew but to the entire Tamil cinema.
Before getting into the solution mode, let me
talk about three important personalities of the
Sarathkumar- President of South Indian Film Artistes
Radhika Sarathkumar- A well known actress, bold
personality and the one who is respected among
K.S Ravi Kumar- an experienced director and he
whom the top guns like Kamal and Rajini would love
to work with at any given time.
When this could happen to a film which has the involvement
of artists of such caliber and influence, then I just
can't imagine the same scenario with new comers to
After discovering its pirated version on the net,
Radhika contacted the Chief Minister and the person
was arrested immediately.
And the pirated versions in the internet were blocked.
Let us take this scenario, if the film doesn't go
on its merits in the box office, then new producers
will start thinking twice before stepping into the
industry. They would really think if a film of such
an influenced people could fail,…
If new producers stop coming, then there is a very
less possibility of rise of new creators. And this
will block the changes that need to happen over a
period of time. I am not saying this might occur in
a month or two but certainly there is a possibility
that this might occur over a period of time.
If any industry is stagnant for a considerable amount
of years and the changes which are supposed to happen
don't occur then it will definitely have some serious
Lots of money, employment, dream, achievements could
Life is involved in this. (I would also like to include
Theaters, TV Media, Print Media, Web Media which is
co-related with cinema.)
This definitely can't be resolved by just arresting
concern persons and exercising non-bailable sections.
During the condemnation meet, Radhika was in tears,
Ravi Kumar said that the day looks like a funeral.
When artists of such caliber can just go down in a
single day then definitely it is not a good sign.
Even an ordinary fan who watched condemnation would
be a bit furious like me.
So what can an ordinary man do in this regard?
I would really like to help but how?
The question which I asked myself.
I cannot contribute in terms of huge money. But the
only thing I can do is to go and watch it in a theater.
Four reasons why you should watch Jaggubhai.
>> Radhika is a woman who tasted success after
facing lots hardship; she is a true source of inspiration
for lots and lots women. I hope everyone will agree
with me that women really need to come up with an
extra effort to achieve something in this society.
>> She has invested the amount which was earned
after lots of hardships and if that could go for a
toss in a single day, then something has to be done
which could lead to good progress.
>> We have watched 'n' number of Ravi Kumar
films. He has made us cry, laugh and clap on many
occasions. When we are about to leave the theater
you would definitely have seen two hands joined together
saying "Endrendum Nandriudan K.S. Ravikumar". Gentlemen,
it's time for us repeat the same to the creator.
>> Just for the cause of the Tamil of Cinema,
the industry which has entertained us all these years.
And, for all the technicians and employees of Jagghubai
team right from actors, directors to light men(and
their families) etc.
I would like to end this with a simple question.
What would you do?
If what had to be done, could only be done by you?
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