Pakistani Actress-Model Veena Malik - the forbidden pictures and cricketer-boyfriend Mohammad Asif scandal of match fixing
Veena Malik performing to the tunes of Naheed Akhtar at the Lux Style Awards 2007 - Image via Wikipedia
Popular actress-model Veena Malik from Pakistan is well known for her great telent of caricaturing. Veena's popular shows include Miss Dunya where she famously plays the title role of Miss Duniya. She was awarded as the most stylish celebrity on the carpet at the Lux Style Awards event in 2007.
Veena Malik also played a well-known lead female role in the film Mohabattan Sachiyaan against hero Adnan Khan. Directed by Shahzad Rafique, the movie featured a super-hit film song Main Jeena Tere Naal performed by Shreya Ghoshal, one of the top playback singers from the Indian Bollywood Hindi film world.
Veena's other films include Dil Ne Dil Ko Pukara (originally titled Kabhi Pyar Na Karna) directed by Javed Raza and co-starring Zara Sheikh, Moammar Rana and Bollywood's Neha Dhupia.
Now 32 years old, Veena Malik achieved internet fame in the early years of the current millenium via a collection of nude images going around the internet. The pictures of controversial authenticity served to popularize Veena Malik, if nothing else.
A colorful showbiz personality who does not shy away from handing away sizzling news breaks to tabloids, earlier this year Veena Malik grabbed the spotlight by accusing Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif, an acclaimed medium-fast bowler, of being involved in match fixing with Indian bookies and backed up her accusation by submitting evidence to the ICC (International Cricket Council).
There are additional and persistant rumors going aroung about Mohammad Asif and Veena Malik actually having a romantic relationship at some time, as well as Veena Malik having provided Asif with "escort services" and subsequent court action as a result of Asif's payment checks bouncing.
Watch a news video of cricket match fixing returning to haunt Pakistan - this time even Pakistani cricket officials are involved. Video via oneindia.in.