Shilpa Shetty had a dream of performing a Mujra dance and the dream came true in the Zara Nachke Dikha Season 2, in 2010.
It seems Sunny Leone has confirmed her role in the upcoming Bollywood film Jism-2. In a Facebook page, Sunny apparently has written the following text: (although, there is no way to confirm the page was created by Sunny herself).
my upcoming Bollywood film official fan page of jism 2 create soon
Sunny had revealed earlier that she had always wanted to work in Bollywood. And, in the case of Jism 2, it was the director Mahesh Bhatt who approached Sunny. So, there is a higher probability of the the actress acting in the movie.
As night time approaches, the synchronised sounds of the tabla and the jingling ghunghroo reach a crescendo and the high-storey houses, with intricately carved balconies and awning windows, begin dazzling with bright lights. Their windows and doors remain ajar till the wee hours of the morning, offering potential customers a sneak peek of the revelry of music and dance going on inside.
Such was a typical night at the notorious Heera Mandi located in the heart of Old Lahore before the 1980s. Most continue to imagine the place as a wild alternative world of entertainment and debauchery. However, this perception of the Diamond Market starkly contrasts with its present reality. The landscape of Heera Mandi, where most businesses typically commenced past midnight, has drastically altered over the decades.
Waning kothas and missing dancing girls
Abdul Sattar*, who is in his mid-twenties, hails from a gharana which historically organised mujras. “We gave it up following threats by some unknown people to end this ‘business’,” says the young man, who is dressed in casual jeans and a blue t-shirt.
Veena says, ‘When the upper portion of the model is completely covered, by the hands, you can’t call it topless.’
It is reported that her father has disowned her, and she has received death threats. ISI, in a text message to local journalists has told that it was ‘the height of humiliation for Pakistan, done by a Pakistani on Indian soil’.
Abida Baig is a Pakistani stage dancer and actress.
The talented actress and dancer can be seen in Punjabi stage shows, usually performed in Lahore and other cities.
The Channel V fame Sophiya Haque started as a VJ/host on the pop-music channels in the 1990s. The Indian satellite TV opened her the path to modeling and acting career. Apart from acting in supporting roles in a number of Bollywood movies, she also got a leading role in a low-budget Bollywood comedy film ‘Snip!’ (2000). The movie however wasn’t that successful.
The actress, singer and model Sofia Hayat started as a VJ/host on Satellite Channel, Zee TV. Starting in 2000 she hosted her own show for three years. With BA (Hons) in Music and Performing Arts Sofia is considered a talented artist.
Sofia has done feature films The Unforgettable, Cash and Curry, and Exitz. She has also written an autobiography “Dishonoured”, published in 2009. Sofia has received ‘Hira Manek Award’ in India on International Women’s Day for her contribution to the arts and acting in Mumbai. ‘Pearl Award’ for singing in 2011, and ‘All India Achievers Award’ for her contribution to Performing Arts. “Diary of a Butterfly” is the Bollywood debut of Sofia, released earlier this year.
In an interview with BBC, Veena Malik has finally admitted that she was not wearing anything on the top portion of her body and was only covering it by her arms. Here is what Veena has to say:
“I was not naked at all. I was was wearing a bikini, and then the other portions of the body, I was like… was covered with my arms, and above all that, they were supposed to cover the other portions of my body with the tattoos. They actually did not.”
The interviewer made it clear by asking if she were topless and only wearing bikini bottom. To which Veena told:
In response to a Rs100 million claim of Veena Malik, FHM India has counter sued the actor with a claim of Rs250 million.
In addition, FHM claims that it was Veena, who had approached the magazine to do the "very sexy, bold and in-your-face shoot." It claims, Veena, via photographer Mr Vishal Saxena, contacted the magazine in October 2011 to do the cover shot. In the notice sent to Veena Malik, FHM has claimed a damage worth Rs. 250 million and asked her to apologize for fabricating false claims against the magazine.
Earlier, Veena Malik had send a legal notice to the publisher for ‘morphing her photos’ to look like she had posed nude for the magazine’s December issue cover. The magazine has denied the claim and has told that they have a video of the event to prove she had posed nude for the photo session.
The scandal started when the magazine revealed the December edition cover featuring Veena without any cloth and an ISI tattoo on her arm. Later, another version of the cover is being featured in the magazine website in which, Veena is wearing hot pants and a broad belt and no clothes on the upper parts of her body (image).
Pakistani actress Veena Malik who was featured nude in Indian men’s magazine, FHM’s December edition cover accused the publisher for doctoring the photo to make it appear nude.
Malik’s lawyer, Ayaz Bilawala, told that he has sent a notice to the magazine about the legal challenge. He also told that he is filing papers in the Mumbai High Court and demanding the magazine to be removed from newsstands. The law suit is also seeking Rs. 100 million as a damage compensation.
FHM India editor Kabeer Sharma confirmed that he had received the legal notice from Malik’s lawyer.
The cover had caused protest against her in Pakistan calling it a shame for all Muslims.