In recent years, MMS scandals of various celebrities have hogged limelight. MMS is a latest offering of technology, which allows one to share multimedia content with anybody via their mobile devices.
Though most of them might be fake, it has succeeded in making the thespians popular.
Palpably, people are so curious to know about celebrities and their personal lives, they don’t even think twice before infringing their right to privacy.
Total Filmy brings you the famous MMS scandals that made their presence felt in B-Town from time to time:
1. Ashmit Patel-Riya Sen's MMS:
Ashmit Patel and Riya Sen’s 90-second MMS video hit the web when they were dating each other and just few days before the release of their flick ‘Silsiilay'. The video showed the couple in compromising positions.
Numerous tabloids reported that Ashmit had released the video in order to take revenge from Riya, after finding that she had been cheating on him for some time.
2. Kareena-Shahid's Kissing MMS:
Kareena Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor used to be Bollywood’s “IT” couple few years ago.
When they were in the initial stages of their romance, a short MMS video had surfaced online, where the couple was shown engaging in a passionate lip-lock.
Reportedly, a journalist had filmed the couple kissing in order to write about their budding love affair. The MMS stayed in demand for more than two weeks, though, young lovers never admitted being in the video.
3. Mallika Sherawat's MMS:
After making her debut in Bollywood with a small role in ‘Jeena Sirf Merre Liye', Mallika Sherawat hit the bull's eye in 2003 with film ‘Khwahish'. However, not for her performance, but due to the fact that the film had 17 kissing scenes.
In 2004, her film ‘Murder’ was released, in which she had some steamy scenes with co-star Emraan Hashmi. The film went on to be a super hit. Post the release, Mallika Sherawat's porn MMS surfaced. The sleazy video showed actress in compromising position with a foreigner.
It was a tough time for the actress as producers of ‘Murder’ openly declared that they would not be surprise, if the girl in the MMS turns out to be Mallika.
Consequently, Mallika went on to file a case under IT Act. Later on, it was found that the girl in the porn video was not Mallika, but her look-alike named Lolly Wildcat, a porn-star in Brazil.
4. 'Splitsvilla' winner Sakshi Pradhan’s MMS:
Another MMS scandal that made headlines in 2010 was that of MTV’s reality dating show ‘Splitsvilla 2’ winner, Sakshi Pradhan.
Some days after her win, numerous tabloids papers reported that just to win the show Sakshi had slept with show’s director and producer. But the whole thing died down after sometime.
However, shortly after this incident a 14-second video started doing the rounds online, in which Sakshi was seen kissing a guy.
Later on, it was clarified that she was auditioning for a role in Ekta Kapoor’s untitled venture, where candidates were asked to kiss a stranger.
5. Soha Ali Khan’s Bikini Wax MMS:
Last year, yesteryear actress Sharmila Tagore and former Indian cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi’s younger daughter, actress Soha Ali Khan became victim of MMS scandal.
Apparently, Soha had gone for a routine bikini wax session at a beauty salon, where she was filmed nude with a hidden camera.
Though, the video was removed from the web shortly after it had surfaced, as per reports, the sting on Soha was performed by a leading website in collaboration with salon attendants.
In the video, Soha reportedly looked at ease throughout the session, which raised speculations that the poor actress did not even suspect that she was being filmed.
The video had two episodes, one labeled “before” and another “after waxing” session and was available at the cost price of $20 to $30. The whole incident bewildered Soha and her family.
1. Preity Zinta's MMS:
A-List Bollywood actress Preity Zinta got shock of her life when media started reporting that someone has filmed the actress taking bath in a hotel room.
Preity immediately sprang to action, checked the video and declared that the girl in the video is not her.
2. Isabel Kaif’s MMS:
Few years back A-list actress Katrina Kaif’s younger sister Isabel hogged the limelight, when a video showcased her in a compromising position with a guy.
Elder sister Katrina came out in Isabel’s defense and declared that the girl in the MMS is not her sister.