Nude photoshoot case: Actor Ranveer Singh appears before cops to record statementtext_fields
Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Monday recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh in a case registered against him for posting nude photographs of himself on social media, an official said.
As per reports, Ranveer Singh's statement was recorded by Chembur police today, August 29. The actor appeared at Chembur Police Station at 9 am today, where he recorded his statement for almost two hours. If necessary, the actor will be called again by the authorities.
A First Information Report (FIR) was registered against Ranveer Singh at Chembur police station in Mumbai last month on the basis of a complaint filed by an office-bearer of a non-governmental organization (NGO).
The police subsequently served him a notice to join the probe into the case.
The case has been ongoing for a while now. Back in July, Ranveer posed nude for Paper Magazine. The images were made public by the magazine itself, followed by Ranveer sharing them on his own social media handle after a few days.
The complainant had claimed the actor "hurt the sentiments of women in general and insulted their modesty through his photographs.
"Based on the complaint, the police had registered the FIR against Singh under various Indian Penal Code Sections like 292 (sale of obscene books, etc), 293 (sale of obscene objects to young people), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and provisions of the Information Technology Act, an official earlier said.
Ranveer Singh, a recipient of several awards, is known for his roles in films like "Bajirao Mastani", "Padmaavat" and "Gully Boy".