A public interest litigation (PIL) case has been filed against Ranveer Singh in a state in India over the Bollywood actor’s recent nude photo shoot paper Magazine.
Last month, Singh became one of the first Bollywood stars to pose nude for a magazine cover, which was praised by fellow actors Priyanka Chopra and Indian filmmakers Zoya Akhtar and Anurag Kashyap.
However, after the photos were shared on social media, complaints filed nationwide accused Singh of “offending women’s feelings and modesty”.
A petitioner is now appealing to the Calcutta High Court manhole boy Actor for “damaging the peace and breaking the minds of little children” for the sake of money, according to a Bar & Bench Report released on Wednesday (10 August).
The petitioner has asked the court to stop the distribution of the photographs in question, arguing that it is obscene under Indian law.
After the images were released on July 22, Mumbai-based marriage attorney Vedika Chaubey filed a separate complaint against Singh, urging police to investigate whether the 37-year-old actor intended to offend women.
“Of course it’s vulgar. We can see his butt,” Chaubey said in a live interview with NDTV. “This is a national matter.”
One of Bollywood’s most colorful actors, Singh was asked if he was nervous about stripping down for the cover.
He said: “It’s so easy for me to be physically naked, but in some of my performances I’ve been pretty damn naked.
“You can see my damn soul. how naked is that This is really naked. I can be naked in front of a thousand people, I don’t give a shit. It’s just that they’re uncomfortable.”
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/ranveer-singh-nude-photoshoot-legal-action-b2142827.html Lawsuit filed against Bollywood star Ranveer Singh over nude photoshoot