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Veena says she will be back soon


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Veena Malik
Veena Malik — Photo by AP

LAHORE: Actress Veena Malik says she will soon be in Pakistan to do some projects as she was in touch with some big entertainment groups in the county. She is also going to launch her first music album.

Talking to Dawn by telephone from Mumbai on Thursday, she said that she was doing three films in India - Daal Mein Khuch Kala Hai, Zindagi Fifty Fifty and Bombay 125 Km.

"I am also doing a film ‘Super Model’ with Ashmit Patel," she added.

Ms Malik said DMKKH was a comedy, whereas in Zindagi Fifty Fifty she has played a sex worker. Bombay 125 Km was a 3D thriller-horror, she added.

All these flicks were almost complete, except for ‘Super Model’ which would, tentatively, go on sets in June, she said, adding that to perform in a 3D movie was a new and good experience for her.

The actress said she knew her fans were eager to see her back in Pakistan and their wish would soon be granted.

Sharing the details about her first music album with Dawn, the actress said she wanted to sing right from the beginning of her career but her friends suggested that since she had a pretty face so she should concentrate on acting.

“However, now I have decided to launch my first album - both audio and video - I shall release my album with a single track to start with,” she added. She said that she would reveal later that who would be the male lead with her in her first music album. The songs would be a mix of Urdu and English, she added.

“My singing will represent young generation and for them I shall be singing some rock stuff”.

She said rights of her TV show, which would go on air by the end of this year on an Indian channel, had been bought by a big entertainment group in Pakistan. However, she would not disclose the group’s name.

“The show had received some 72,000 entries from all over the world which is a record,” the actress said.

Ms Malik said two of the films in which she had done item songs had already been released in Pakistan, namely ‘Teray Naal Love Ho Gaya’ and ‘Gali Gali Chor Hai’.

Veena Malik shot to fame in India after she took part in an Indian reality show - Big Boss.

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osama ahmed Mar 09, 2012 05:42pm
AWH! She is rising Pakistan's name. Pakistani film industry is better than Indians now there is lots of talent in Pakistan they are doing their best, so no need to go India for making film and some nonsense things. what can we say? we don't have any words for saying.
Anonymous Mar 09, 2012 08:36pm
Veena Malik is a disgrace to our country Pakistan. She can very well stay in India and make lots of money and fame for herself.In my opinion, she is a brainless broad who is so fake and extremely obnoxious who fails to realize that even her so called precious Indian "janta" actually laughs at her...God knows why entertainment companies in Pakistan even want her to be cast in their new ventures..don't they realize that even the entertainment industry feeds on some kind of integrity and character from its artists?
kris Mar 09, 2012 10:43pm
Pak will be better off if they keep the so called young talents in Pakistan. Why send them to India where they get so much publicity, more money,wider audience and well appreciated? If Pakistan film industry is so good and the actors are so wonderful and the demands for these beautiful actress is vast why not keep them in Pakistan to rot. Once Pakistani acts in Indian film people don't know how much exposure the actors get worldwide. Pakistan film industry might make good films but will never catch up Indian industry or it may take years to get near it. Instead of condemning Veena Malik people in Pakistan should support her courage to work in Indian films. She has the guts to fight the clerics knowing well that she could get killed. Brave girl.
nina Mar 10, 2012 02:06am
Ha ha Veena you betrayed Pakistan and trying to do shameless things to promote Indian film industry. so it's better Veena marry some Hindu Indian actor so good luck,
Shahid Mar 10, 2012 10:31am
She is the one who brought disgrace to the country. The activities she has in India are highly controvercial and disgusting.She has done some thing that no body have ever did it before.