Piracy is there in the entertainment industry from ages and it has always been a major issue. Whereas, websites like FilmyHit is one of the websites that support piracy. In fact, many actors and product houses have always been a part of the anti-piracy campaign. Similar to other illegal websites, FilmyHit also allows illegal download of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, English, Malayalam and other language movies.
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FilmyHit is Illegal, Governments block these websites
There are several complains against piracy and hence the Indian government has decided to ban piracy website. Whereas countries like the USA, UK, China, and others have also banned FilmyHit. Even after several bans, FilmyHit came up with different domain extensions.
As per the recent article on Indiatimes it quoting that “Soon Downloading Pirated Movies Could Land You Behind The Bars For 3 Years, Fine.”
Why Is It Illegal To Download Movies From FilmyHitz?
Millions are spent in making of any movie. The only one to authorize the copyright of the content is Product Houses and Investors. In fact, Production Houses haven’t authorized FilmyHit to share their content. Hence, FilmyHit becomes an illegal medium for a movie download.
There are several Copyright act, to stop piracy For eg: The Indian Copy Right Act 1957, which consider FilmyHit as an illegal website for movie distribution. This act also defines that consuming and distributing these movies is illegal. If you are one of the viewers from FilmyHit then you are punishable under this act.
Why FilmyHit Does Not Have Official Website or Social Media Presence?
How much Illegal websites like FilmyHitare costing Film Industry?
As per the recent report from, MoneyControl the Indian Movie Industry average loss due to piracy is 18,000 Cr INR/year.
Extracted from US Government website
Following text from the US government website, gives us an idea about the impact the sites as FilmyHit 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 era watching movies online have become legal. But, only a few websites have the authority to stream movies online. All these websites come with 2 similar services that will match your preferences.
- Free Streaming of Movies online – There is no doubt that your first preference in Free movie streaming websites. Websites like Hotstar allows movie streaming without registration. Whereas websites like JioCinema needs user registration to watch movies. But these websites have older data to display.
- Pay per Movie – For those who watched movies once in a lifetime Pay Per Movie is one of the best services. All you have to do is play for your movie.
- Monthly subscription – If you are one of those who watches movies regularly, then this is the service you need to have. Websites like Amazon Prime videos and Netflix offers a monthly subscription.