Veena Malik Would ‘Consider’ Posing Nude in Playboy After FHM Photo Controversy [PHOTOS]

Veena Malik, a Bollywood actress and model who raised controversy last year with a nude cover for FHM magazine, said she would pose in nude photos for $1 million.

In an exclusive interview with The Mirror, Malik said she would consider the offer to photograph naked pictures with Playboy magazine.

I'd think about it, Malik told The Mirror. Why would I say no? It's a great opportunity. I'd definitely go for that.

However, Malik, a 33-year-old model from Pakistan said she would only consider if the opportunity arises, a far distinction from agreeing to a nude shoot.

That is my job. I am a model and I would consider every single opportunity that comes my way, Malik said.

Malik rose to worldwide fame back in December when she appeared on the cover of FHM magazine completely naked aside from a tattoo of the initials ISI on her arm, a reference to Pakistan's intelligence agency. However, Malik said the photos were morphed by editors at FHM and she never posed nude.

I have never posed nude. I have never done anything like that ever, Malik said in December. The picture has been morphed. It's not me. Definitely not.

Malik filed a lawsuit for $2 million (RS 100,000,000) against the magazine for the nude photos.

However, FHM India editor Kabeer Sharma, said the photos was authentic and not altered or doctored.

We have video footage of the shoot as well as emails from Veena about how she's looking forward to the cover, Sharma told BBC.  The photo shoot was done in Mumbai on November 22. We have a video of the photo shoot.

The photo shoot sparked controversy within the conservative Muslim community, with one fundamentalist cleric calling her a shame for all Muslims and multiple death threats from those angered at her lack of respect. In addition, her father, Malik Muhammad Aslam, condemned his daughter and encouraged authorities to prosecute Malik for the embarrassment.

I have disowned her, Aslam told the AFP. I have severed all ties with her, and I don't want her to have any share in whatever meager assets I have until she is cleared of the controversy and pledges not to visit India again.

Later, Malik admitted to CNN that the shoot was bold, but maintained that she was not naked.

I admit that I have done a bold shoot, she told CNN, but I was not nude. There is a big difference between topless and being nude.

Malik first entered fame for starring in Lollywood movies, a term dubbed for films in Lahore, Pakistan, and most recently appeared last year in the Indian reality series Big Boss 4. Malik made headlines worldwide again earlier this year, but for another controversy: a rebuttal to a Pakistani cleric that Muslim women should always be covered.

'If a woman is cool with wearing a burqa, she should wear a burqa. If a woman, being a Muslim, wants to wear jeans, then she should wear jeans,' she told The Australian in January.

Veena Malik will star as a sex worker in Rajeev Ruia's Zindagi 50:50, but despite rumors, there will be no nude scenes.

I'm not stripping for any film. I have never gone nude nor does the film have such scenes, Malik said.

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