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Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?

  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Bollywood starlet Nuper Mehta has been accused of being involved in match fixing by playing the honey trap to recruit players.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Bollywood starlet Nupur Mehta on Monday said she will take legal action against the UK newspaper that accused her.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • The newspaper accused Nupur Mehta of being involved in a match fixing ring which allegedly used the actor as a honey trap to recruit players from countries.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • The unsubstantiated 'The Sunday Times' report claimed that last year's World Cup semi-final match between India and Pakistan at Mohali was rigged.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • The paper carried out a sting operation on a Delhi-based bookie, who claimed that the Indian bookmakers are fixing the results of England county games and international fixtures and they are using a Bollywood actress as a honeytrap to recruit players.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • The paper used a poster of the 2005 film 'Jo Bole So Nihaal' that starred Mehta along with Sunny Deol and Kamaal Khan.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Acknowledging the partially blurred image printed in the paper as hers, a shocked Mehta denied her involvement in match fixing.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • She told the CNN-IBN that the representation of one of her pictures in the paper was without her permission.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • "It was a complete shock. I had no relation to this. The allegations are baseless and for demeaning my personality," said Mehta.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • The ICC is said to have launched an inquiry into the report, which suggested that the bookmakers offer thousands of pounds to the players.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • "The millions of cricket-mad gamblers in the teeming cities and slums of India are helping to finance something altogether more sinister - the subversion of the sport by a network of match fixers," said the paper.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • "...The jailing of three Pakistan cricketers last year and an English county cricketer last month for conspiring to cheat has done nothing to deter the match-fixers," an extract from the Sunday Times story said.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • "There is just so much money involved and it's easy to do as long as people don't talk ... Obviously the big money is to be made in big matches - Test matches, Twenty20s, the IPL (Indian Premier League) and BPL (Bangladeshi Premier League).
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • The report said Seth, who hides his corrupt gambling behind a legitimate property business, alleged that last year's World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan - one of the biggest matches of recent years - had been rigged.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Attractive girls are the ideal choice to cosy up to players and to persuade them to work for bookmakers - goes the report.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Players are always surrounded by fans and groupies so nobody suspects a thing when they walk in and out of player's hotel bedrooms.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Players are always vulnerable to approaches by pretty girls and when they are offered the opportunity to make fortunes for making minor adjustments in their play, it is an irresistible package - says the paper.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Nupur has denied the allegations and says she is completely shocked.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • The starlet has also told the press that she intends to sue the paper for defaming her.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Nupur Mehta made her break with a few modeling assignments.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • She apparently was on the cover of a Mills and Boon book that used Indian models for the first time.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Her break in Bollywood happened with the movie 'Jo Bole So Nihaal'.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • She starred in the movie with Sunny Deol, Kamal Khan and Shillpi Sharma.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Nupur Mehta played the role of Lisa in the movie.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • She also performed the item number for the film.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • 'Jo Bole So Nihaal' bombed in the box-office.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • The one movie wonder - Nupur Mehta has not been seen in any other Bollywood movies yet.
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?
  • Match fixing's Bollywood honey trap: Who is Nupur Mehta?