The morning today, on February 25, was more about Oscars 2019 but the internet also got abuzz with the name of an Indian actor when his nude images got leaked online. Ali Fazal, who’s popular for his role in comedies and romantic films woke up to the news of his pictures taking over social media. The possibility of the photos being morphed also arrived, however, Ali later revealed that it’s indeed him and no picture was fake. Also Read - Ab Mirzapur Season 3: Shweta Tripathi AKA Golu Teases Fans With New Post
The actor said he will find out as to who was behind leaking the photos. The images are reportedly no longer available on the internet. The Victoria and Abdul actor took to his Instagram handle to accept that it was him in the photographs but also condemned the “distasteful” act. Also Read - 'Mirzapur 3 Won't be Released', Warns Advocate Who Filed Plea Against Amazon Prime Video Show in Supreme Court
“Okay, so I don’t know how to say this but now that the photograph’s been leaked I am left with no choice but to come out and say, yes, it is me and what else do I say… It is me in the photograph. There is nothing more I want to say because first of all, it is a private matter,” Ali was heard saying in the video he posted on Instagram. Also Read - After Tandav Row, FIR Filed Against Amazon Prime's Mirzapur For 'Hurting Religious Sentiments'
He added that he does not want to justify anything to anyone. “I don’t know how it went out and it’s a very personal moment and I will surely go to the bottom of this as to who was responsible for this and managed to… It’s a cheap thing to do… It’s someone personal life it is distasteful and not needed,” he added.
The actor said that he wants everyone to “respect” his “privacy”. On the film front, Ali will next be seen in Milan Talkies. The Tigmanshu Dhulia directorial also stars Shraddha Srinath, Sikander Kher and Ashutosh Rana. The trailer of the film was released recently and received positive comments.