In reply to her legal notice, the magazine denied hand in morphing the picture of the actress and said that it was Malik who insisted that the magazine consider her for a shoot.
"Your client permitted our clients for her photo as well as video shoots which were carried out by our clients with the consent and authority of your client," Express Tribune quoted FHM India as saying in their legal notice.
“Your client wanted to do a sexy, bold and in-your-face shoot and to express intent for the same she also sent… pictures of her in Bikinis etc to show that she was in good shape for a shoot for FHM," it said.
The notice also claimed damages worth Rs 25 crore and asked the actress to apologise for damaging the reputation of the magazine and fabricating false claims.
Veena Malik had 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".