Piracy is a crime and Bolly4u.com is one of the websites that supports piracy. It is a torrent site that leaks Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, English, Malayalam and other language movies illegally. Production Houses and Actors around the world have requested the audience to stop supporting piracy.
Disclaimer: movie-rater.com does not support or promote piracy. In fact, we are committed to the fight against Piracy. We are educating millions of viewers every month, about the impact of Piracy on the Film industry. We educate them about how piracy affects the Livelihoods of millions of people.
Bolly4U is Illegal, Governments block these websites
After receiving several complains from the production house and distributors, the Indian government has banned Bolly4u. However, you will still find websites with Bolly4u domain, but with different domain extensions. All these websites are illegal and hence the government keeps blocking these sites.
Even downloading movies from illegal websites is a crime. Indiatimes had recently published an article, quoting that “Soon Downloading Pirated Movies Could Land You Behind The Bars For 3 Years, Fine.”
Why Is It Illegal To Download Movies From Bolly4U
Only Publication house has all the rights on the content they create. Bolly4U have never been authorized from Production houses to distribute movies. They acquire movie download through an illegal medium and it is equivalent to theft.
According to Indian Copyright act 1957, Bolly4U is an illegal website and comes under a criminal offense. The law also states that downloading movies from Bolly4U also comes under the criminal act.
Why Bolly4U Does Not Have Official Website or Social Media Presence
There is one simple reason and that is it’s illegal. Even social media sites like Facebook, Youtube and more have a strict policy against piracy. As a result, every time Bolly4U new website or social media profile is created it gets banned.
How much Illegal websites like Bolly4U are costing Film Industry?
According to MoneyControl, the Indian film industry have to bear a loss of 18,000 Cr every year due to Piracy. Bolly4U being one of the top illegal sites causes the livelihood of millions of people around the world.
Extracted from US Government website
Following text from the US government website, gives us an idea about the impact the sites as Bolly4u has on the audience and also on the society at the macro level.
“The revenues lost from piracy affect carpenters, electricians and other craftsmen who work in the entertainment industry as well as the economies of countries all over the world where movies are made. Movie piracy can affect you as well, even if you’re not downloading illegal copies of movies” – Share.America.gov
Legal ways to watch Movies Online?
In the current technology era, everything is possible. Nowadays, everything has become pocket-friendly. There are several platforms from where you can watch movies online for free, legally and at a very low cost. Thanks to the advanced telecom technologies, we have seen a drastic drop in the price. As a result, accessing the internet and watching movies online have become cheaper.
There are several legal streaming sites and all of them follow 3 simple Services.
- Free Streaming of Movies online – Yes, free streaming is legal, but it does come with some limitation. Websites like Hotstar allows you to stream movies online for free with no registration charges. But you won’t be able to access the latest movies.
- Pay per Movie – Another best service is to pay for what you want to watch. YouTube movies are one of the services that allow you to pay for individual movies/shows. But this is not a suitable plan for those who stream movies regularly.
- Monthly subscription – If you are one of those users who watch movies regularly, then Monthly subscription is one of the best suitable services that you can have. There are multiple websites like Netflix and PrimeVideo that provides monthly subscription. All you have to do is pay for the subscription monthly and enjoy watching unlimited movies.