Nude pic row: Veena Malik files for damages worth Rs 10 cr


Pakistani actress Veena Malik
Mumbai, Dec 5: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has sent a legal notice for damages worth 10 crores to Maxposure Corporate Media (India) Private Limited, photographer Vishal Saxena and Kabeer Sharma (Chief Editor, FHM Magazine).

Veena, in the legal notice said that she was "materially misrepresented", "deceived" and "induced to take a photo shoot".

Veena asked her offenders to withdraw the publication and circulation of her nude photos in the issue of FHM magazine that will be published in the Dec edition in addition to disseminating the copies of her nude photgraphs from the internet, pay her an amount of Rs.10,00,00,000/- (Rupees Ten Crores only) within 24 hours as of monetary damages caused to her by the illegal act.

Following are the details of the notice as reported by the Times of India:

1. You are aware that our client is a well known model cum film actress, realty TV star and social worker. Our client is associated with the World Health Organization and is known for her social work and is a well known film personality both in Pakistan, India and all over the world. Our client hails from Pakistan and has come to India for her professional assignment in the entertainment and fashion industry.

2. You are aware that in the first week of November, 2011, you Vishal Saxena approached our client and informed her of a photo shoot only and an interview which would be published in the FHM Magazine to be published in December, 2011. In the past also, our client had a photo and video shoot with you Vishal Saxena in the month of October 2011 and which was published in the Zoom T.V. As our client had already established a working professional relationship with you Vishal Saxena, she agreed to appear for photo shoot as well as give her interview for the FHM magazine. Shortly after being contacted by you Vishal Saxena, our client was then contacted by you Kabeer Sharma chief editor of magazine FHM. In the course of discussions, an idea was mooted by you Kabeer Sharma that our client should wear a tattoo on her hand with the letters "ISI". On enquiring, our client was made to understand that it would be good for her image and that of ISI which Institutes / Agencies are available in India and the world including Pakistan and that there will be no repercussion and/or ill effect if our client wears the said tattoo. To our client's knowledge, there are about 56 Institutes with the abbreviation of "ISI" al over the world.

Veena Malik's bold nude photoshoot enraged Pakistan after she flaunted an ISI tatoo on her left arm while posing nude for For Him Magazine India (FHM). [Read More: Pak warns of stern action on Veena Malik over nude photo].

Reacting to the reports, Interior Minister of Pakistan, Rahman Malik said that stern action would be taken against the actress if the allegations were true.

"I have never posed nude. I have never done anything like that ever. My manager and legal team is looking into the matter. We will take legal action against them," Malik had said after her controversial photos came out.

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