Producer Yalamanchi Ravichand sat for fat-till-death in front of the film chamber against the piracy that is debilitating the Telugu film industry.All the producers in Andhra Pradesh expressed solidarity with him.
Incidentally the piracy is a very open market in Andhra Pradesh. For ex in Hyderabad the pirated CDs are sold openly within a day of the film's release in Koti market. Another example is Vijayawada.Andhra Pradesh is the only state which does not bother about piracy unlike other states like Tamil Nadu where the piracy is curbed under anti-goonda act !!!!