Jul 272011

India government has asked the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to a number of blogs and file hosting websites.

To prevent piracy of Singham the Delhi High Court, on the request of Reliance Entertainment, issued an order to block filesharing sites. the Department of Telecommunications ordered all the Indian ISPs to block file sharing sites and a number of blogs. In response, all the blog hosted in domains like Blogger and Typepad were blocked by a number of ISPs.

The film was released in 1500 theaters worldwide on July 22. Singham was the second highest opening weekend grosser of 2011 after Ready, collecting a Rs. 31.07 crore in its first three days.

Singham Poster

Singham is directed by Rohit Shetty and stars Ajay Devgn and Kajal Aggarwal in the leading roles. The movie is a remake of a 2010 Tamil film by the same name and featuring Suriya and Anushka Shetty. The film is produced by Reliance Entertainment, the producer the original film.