Bollywood star Ranveer Singh is facing the charges of indulging in act intended to insult modesty of women.The The Mumbai Police today registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh over his nude pictures on social media.

A Mumbai-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) had approached the Chembur police in Mumbai with a complaint against Ranveer Singh.

Responding to the complaint, the police filed the FIR against Singh under various Indian Penal Code Sections like 292 (sale of obscene books, etc), 293 (sale of obscene objects to young people), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and provisions of the Information Technology Act, an official from the Chembur police station said.  

An office-bearer of the NGO had alleged that the actor hurt the sentiments of women in general and insulted their modesty through his photographs.

Ranveer Singh, a recipient of several awards, is known for his roles in films like "Bajirao Mastani", "Padmaavat" and "Gully Boy".

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