Mumbai Police summons Ranveer Singh over obscenity charges for nude photoshoot
Mumbai/IBNS: The Mumbai Police Friday issued summons to actor Ranveer Singh on the charges of obscenity after his nude photographs, which went viral on social media, triggered a massive backlash and a police complaint.
While Ranveer's nude photoshoot for PAPER magazine created a buzz among his fans, it also invited a complaint against him with the Mumbai police for "hurting the sentiments of women".
He has been asked to appear before the Chembur police to record his statement on August 22.
According to Mumbai Police sources, a team of Mumbai Police visited his residence to serve him a notice, but police learnt that he was not present at his residence. In fact, it was learnt that he is out of town, after which police tried to contact him to serve notice.
Ranveer's images broke the internet with fans going gaga over the star's lean muscular body as he posed nude sitting on a Turkish rug.
In the interview with PAPER magazine, when he was asked about nakedness, Ranveer said, "It’s so easy for me to be physically naked, but in some of my performances I’ve been damn fucking naked.
"You can see my fucking soul. How naked is that? That’s being actually naked. I can be naked in front of a thousand people, I don’t give a shit. It’s just that they get uncomfortable."