After Poonam Pandey, Milind Soman booked for obscenity over nude seaside photograph

After Poonam Pandey, Milind Soman booked for obscenity over nude beach photo

The South Goa district police on Friday booked model-actor Milind Soman for obscenity, days after a nude {photograph} of the previous supermodel working on a Goa seaside went viral.

A Goa Police spokesperson mentioned that an FIR below Part 294 (obscenity) of the Indian Penal Code, together with different related sections of the Info Know-how Act, has been registered towards Soman. “The FIR has been registered on the Colva police station in South Goa district,” the spokesperson mentioned.

On November 4, on the event of his fifty fifth birthday, actor-fitness fanatic Milind had posted a nude photograph himself on his Instagram deal with, working on a Goa seaside. The put up was flooded with feedback praising the star for his match physique and a few memes in goodnatured jest. 

Milind shared the picture and wrote, “Completely satisfied birthday to me! 55 and working.”

Have a look.

Calling out netizens’ double requirements and differential reactions to Milind Soman and Poonam Pandey’s nude and partly-nude images respectively, on November 5, launching an assault on those that are gender-biased and react otherwise to the methods of women and men, particularly with regards to nudity, movie editor and screenplay author Apurva Asrani wrote on his Twitter deal with “our ladies are labelled sluts in the event that they go nude, males are usually not.”

His tweet learn, “Our ladies are labelled sluts in the event that they go nude. Males are usually not. Actresses who `naked` are branded sex-sirens for all times, hardly ever reaching respectable positions like Madhuri and Sridevi. Male actors although, get away with intercourse scenes and hairy-chest titillation. Face it. We’re a sexist society.” 

Asrani’s put up got here after his Thursday`s competition on the microblogging web site the place he spoke about how our society and the netizens responded otherwise to Poonam Pandey and Milind Soman’s partly nude and nude images respectively. 

“#PoonamPandey & #MilindSoman each stripped right down to their birthday fits in #Goa lately. Pandey partly, Soman utterly. Pandey is in authorized trouble–for obscenity. Soman is being lauded for his match physique at age 55. I suppose we’re kinder to our nude males than to our nude ladies,” Apurva had noticed in his earlier tweet.

Whereas on one hand, Milind for praised for his match physique, on the opposite, an FIR was filed towards Poonam for taking pictures an “obscene video” on a Goa seaside lately. The truth is, a police inspector was suspended on Thursday following outrage over actor Poonam`s controversial photoshoot at a restricted dam web site in South Goa.

Later, following outrage, after an FIR was filed towards Poonam below part 294 (obscenity) of the Indian Penal Code and she or he was arrested in North Goa on November 5. Poonam nevertheless, was reportedly granted bail on Friday. 

(With inputs from IANS)

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