Delhi-based artist Pranava Prakash got beaten up by few men for
making nude paintings of Poonam Pandey, Vidya Balan and Veena
Malik. Reportedly, Prakash was attacked while he was showcasing his
paintings of Bollywood celebs nude at Espace Alternative gallery in
The paintings show actors Vidya Balan and Malaika Arora Khan
half-naked, and model Poonam Pandey completely nude, wearing an
Anna cap and holding the Tricolour. Prakash told the media that
five men barged into the exhibition and thrashed him.
"I was in attendance at the art exhibition in the evening and I
was taken by surprise when five people entered the gallery shouting
slogans. They slapped me twice, threw me to the floor and then
began pulling down the paintings, damaging three of my paintings," he told Mid Day.