Thala Ajith’s 50th film ‘Mankatha‘s music was premiered on a popular FM Station Radio Mirchi in association with Cloud Nine productions on August 10. Director Venkat Prabhu and Yuvan Shankar Raja, who has composed music for the film, released the CDs. The audio CDs also hit the stores on the same day as announced by the filmmakers.
However Director Venkat Prabhu is a disappointed man now. The reason – just a day before the official release all the songs of the film was released on the internet for downloading, thanks to Piracy. To add more fuel to the director’s anger is the fact that it was thala’s fans who were the majority to have downloaded the pirated songs.
It may be recalled that the producer of Mankatha, Dhayanidhi Alagiri had said that a grand event would be planned if the film’s lead star Ajith agreed to participate in audio launch function. Since the star is busy with the Billa 2 shooting, he could not allot time for the audio launch function and this has forced the makers to release the audio CDs directly to the stores.