MISSING! Veena Malik disappears from film sets
Controversial Pakistani actor Veena Malik who's hogging newsprint for her nude FHM photo scandal has gone missing from Mumbai.entertainment Updated: Dec 17, 2011 19:27 IST
Controversial Pakistani actress and model Veena Malik has gone missing in Mumbai since Friday morning, her manager said here Saturday.Shooting for a Bollywood flick, Mumbai 125 kilometres, at Film City in Goregaon of northwest Mumbai, Malik left in a car after pack-up Friday morning and was not reachable since.
"Veena left after the pack-up yesterday (Friday) morning. In the afternoon, I received an SMS from her where she apologised for not being able to concentrate on the shooting, stating that she was disturbed," the film's director Hemant Madhukar said.
"I called her immediately, but her number was not reachable. I have not been able to get in touch with her since," he added.
Malik's manager Pratik Mehta also confirmed the development. "I have been trying to reach her since yesterday, but have failed. I have approached the officials at Bandra police station and have sought help in finding the whereabouts of Veena."
However, the Bandra police denied they have registered a missing person's complaint for Veena Malik.
Malik came into limelight in 2010 after she testified against her boyfriend, Pakistani fast bowler Mohammed Asif alleging that he was involved in match fixing.
She then garnered more attention after she participated in the fourth season of reality show Bigg Boss.
She has also been condemned by Islamic clerics for her nude photos in an Indian magazine.The actress is set to have her 'swayamvar' on India's national television, through Imagine TV, which has earlier hosted swayamvars of Rakhi Sawant, Rahul Mahajan and Ratan Rajput.
First Published: Dec 17, 2011 10:05 IST