Mumbai: Mumbai police on Tuesday revealed the operations of an app that put out nude content were carried out by Raj Kundra’s company Viaan.
Mumbai Police revealed in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon that Raj Kundra and his company operated an app in collaboration with a UK firm that published pornographic movies.
“New actors, especially women actors were lured for auditions on the pretext of offering roles in web series or short movies. During the audition, actors were asked to perform bold scenes which eventually translated into semi-nude and full nude shots.”
The officer further said that some women artists protested and even approached the crime branch following which a case was registered in the matter. While accepting the case, the Crime Branch has arrested 9 people including Rova Khan, Gehana Vashistha, Tanveer Hashmi.
Mumbai Police told the media that during the investigation some producers forced her to make a short porn film. The Mumbai Police has also arrested a person named Umesh Kamak who was overseeing the operations of Raj Kundra’s company Viaan in India.
Further investigation revealed that Kundra has tie-up with a London-based company named Kenrin, a Mumbai-based company. The UK-based firm is owned by Raj Kundra’s brother-in-law.
The official told the media that the company operates an app called ‘Hotshots’. In collaboration with a UK firm, the duo used to publish on this app except for the created content.
Police revealed that the company is registered in London, while the account and operations management and content creation took place in Mumbai.