Mumbai: Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, has said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May 30 incident at Wankhede Stadium after which she filed a police complaint.
New Delhi - Breaking her silence over questions raised in the molestation case against her ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta Wednesday said there was no ulterior motive in her police complaint and that she did not need "cheap publicity".
As the Mumbai Police continues its investigation in the molestation case, 39-year-old Preity took to Facebook to "set the record straight" in the wake of her filing the FIR against the industrialist.
New Delhi, July 2 - Actress Preity Zinta has hit out at suggestions that that she had filed the FIR against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia for publicity.
Zinta wrote on Facebook, "I appreciate all the people who stand by me and support me but I must confess I am genuinely surprised and shocked at some reactions from people in general. Police investigation is on so I would humbly request people to have a little patience and wait for all the facts to come out."
New Delhi - Preity Zinta recorded her statement at Wankhede stadium with Mumbai police on Tuesday evening regarding the complaint that she had filed against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. The police had asked the actress to be present at the stadium for spot identification Tuesday.
Mumbai, June 23 - Actress Preity Zinta, who has accused her former boyfriend and industrialist Ness Wadia of manhandling, abusing and threatening her, is likely to record her statement before Mumbai Police on Monday, report said.
Zinta, 39, had filed a police complaint on June 12 accusing Wadia, 44, of abusing her after the pair got into an argument while watching their team play the Chennai Super Kings on May 30 at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.
Mumbai June 17 - Bollywood celebrities are shirking from commenting on Preity Zinta's harassment charges against former Ness Wadia. The latest being Amitabh Bachchan who refused to comment today on the Preity Zinta- Ness Wadia controversy today while promoting his upcoming television drama, Yudh.
New Delhi, June 14 - Following her complaint of molestation against former boyfriend and Industrialist Ness Wadia, Actress Preity Zinta on Saturday said in a statement that her intention behind the complaint was not to harm anyone but to protect herself.
"My intention was not to harm anyone but only to protect myself," said Zinta.
Mumbai, June 14 - Preity Zinta has filed a molestation complaint against her former boyfriend and business partner Ness Wadia, alleging that he molested and abused her in Wankhede Stadium on May 30.
Mumbai, Feb 25 : Actress Preity Zinta, who has watched "Highway", believes Alia Bhatt, who played her younger version in 1999 film "Sangharsh", will go a long way in filmdom.
"I still remember seeing Alia as a little cutie on the sets of 'Sangharsh' playing mini me. This one will be the brightest star forever," Preity posted on Twitter.
Mumbai, Feb 12 : Actress-turned-businesswoman Preity Zinta has rubbished reports suggesting that she is looking to "lease out" her flat in Khar locality here to pay off her debts saying "it's thousand percent untrue".
"Where did this come from? I am amazed at how off-the-mark the report is. It is a thousand percent untrue," said the 39-year-old.
New Delhi, February 6 : Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta, Malaika Arora Khan, Lara Dutta, Ishaa Koppikar and many others joined hands with Lilavati hospital in its initiative to save and empower the girl child by walking the ramp in ace designer Manish Malhotra's royal attires
Speaking on the occasion, the ' Aaja Nachle ' star appealed to everyone to take a pledge against female feticide and make this world a better place.
Mumbai, Dec 16 : Actress Preity Zinta and filmmaker Karan Johar have urged the media to respect the privacy of their friends, Hrithik Roshan and his wife of 13 years, Sussanne, who have announced their split.
Hrithik released an official statement on Sussanne's decision to part ways with him after a relationship of 17 years - the duo dated four years before tying the knot Dec 20, 2000.
Mumbai, Nov 21 - Bollywood celeberities like Preity Zinta and Swara Bhaskar are of the opinion that women face uncertainty and fear, they are harassed all the time and that the entertainment capital of India, which has reportedly recorded a sharp rise in rape and molestation cases in 2013 as compared to the previous year, is no more safe for them.
Here is what the celebs have to say about safety of women in the Maximum City:
Mumbai, Sep 4 : Bollywood actress Preity Zinta finds that Mumbai lacks adventure activities, especially like hiking sessions in Los Angeles.
"Miss the morning hikes I took with my cousin and her kids in LA. I love Mumbai, but there is very little one can do here," Preity posted on Twitter.
The actress's last release "Ishkq In Paris", which was her debut production, bombed at the box office.(IANS)
Mumbai, April 30 : Bollywood actress Preity Zinta's production venture "Ishkq in Paris" is finally releasing May 24. She says the film's release was delayed because of director Prem Raj's health.
She said that besides this, there was nothing else that caused a delay in the release of the movie, which was earlier to release in 2012.
Mumbai, Sep 17 - "Ishkq In Paris" is a fresh and young romantic film, but minus any kissing scene, says actress Preity Zinta, who has turned producer with the movie.
"Kissing is missing in the film. Kissing is not necessary to show the romance in the film. Romance is in the heart. It's a rom-com and a family entertainer," Preity said here.
Mumbai, Sep 14 - She is a successful actress, has represented many brands, co-owns an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise and is now ready with her debut film production. Preity Zinta has a good business sense, says Prem Raj, director of her home production "Ishkq In Paris".
Mumbai, Sep 12 : Actress Preity Zinta, who gears up for the release of "Ishkq In Paris", feels shooting for her first production venture has been the most difficult job so far.
"Till now I considered 'Lakshya' my toughest film but after shooting for 'Ishkq In Paris', I realised that the latter has taken over that tag," said Preity, who made her acting debut with 1998 film "Dil Se..."
Mumbai, Sep 7 - Actor Salman Khan, who shakes a leg with Preity Zinta in her debut production "Ishkq In Paris", is not returning any favours by performing the cameo, says the actress.
In 2009 Salman starrer "Main Aur Mrs Khanna", the actress made a special appearance in a song.
New Delhi, Sep 4 - Salman Khan looks debonair in the first look of "Kudiye di kurti", the song he especially shot for Preity Zinta's debut production "Ishkq In Paris".
Salman agreed to make a cameo in Preity's film without a second thought, and the actress can't thank him enough.
Mumbai, Sep 4 - Actress Preity Zinta says she was greeted by "the shock of 40 camera flashes" when she arrived at the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport and ended up twisting her ankle due to the paparazzi's attempt to photograph her.
New Delhi, Sep 1 : Actress Preity Zinta's hectic shooting schedules are doing her good. She says she has lost a lot of weight, and feels she is in her thinnest form ever.
"Weighed my self right now and guess what! I'm the thinnest I've ever been in my life ... lost 10 kilos in two years," Preity tweeted from Prague, where she is busy shooting for her debut production-project "Ishkq in Paris".
Mumbai, Aug 20 - Strict diet plans of Bollywood celebrities like Preity Zinta and Arjun Rampal went for a toss thanks to Eid-ul-Fitr festivities Monday. They gorged on Sevaiyan, biryani and kebabs.
Several other celebrities took to Twitter to share their indulgences in their favourite cuisine.
Here's what they wrote:
Mumbai, Aug 2 - Bollywood beauties like Mallika Sherawat and Preity Zinta wished Happy Rakshabandhan to their fans, while filmmakers like Onir and Ken Ghosh hope the values of the festival get drilled into those who mistreat girls.
The celebrities took to Twitter Thursday to share their wishes on the ocassion. Here's what they had to say:
New Delhi, July 5 - Adhuna Akhtar is ready to roll out her small screen stint - "Be Blunt With Adhuna Akhtar" - a six-part series where she will give striking makeovers to a select few girls. She says the show is the natural progression of her passion.
"The show is a natural extension of my passion for styling, which also happens to be my job," Adhuna, wife of actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, said in a press statement.