Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut
Pictured: Kangana and Hrithik during a press conference for their movie 'Kites' in Mumbai, Aug. 16, 2009.Reuters

A picture has been leaked online in which Hrithik Roshan is seen hugging Kangana Ranaut at a private party. Reports suggest the photo was clicked during a pre-production party of the movie "Krrish 3."

While the source of the leaked picture, in which Hrithik is seen embracing Kangana from behind, is unknown, fans on social media have started speculating that the two stars were actually in a relationship that eventually turned sour.

Hrithik and Kangana have been in the news these days for their ongoing legal battle, and the controversy has been witnessing several twists and turns. Before the leaked picture, several private emails, purportedly from Kangana's ID to Hrithik, were also leaked.

Some of the leaked emails had suggested that Kangana was in an "imaginary relationship" with Hrithik and in one such email the actress apparently admitted that she had Asperger syndrome. However, Kangana's lawyer had said the leaked emails were unreliable and out of context.

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The lawyer had even alleged that the actress' email account was hacked and Hrithik has been trying to tarnish her public image. In the leaked emails from Kangana's ID to the "Mohenjo Daro" actor, the former was seen verbally abusing Hrithik for allegedly hacking her email account.

Hrithik and Kangana's scuffle started after she apparently referred to him as a "silly ex" while talking to mediapersons. That was followed by a controversial tweet from Hrithik, suggesting he was not dating Kangana. The duo eventually slapped legal notices on each other.

While Hrithik had said Kangana had sent him around 1,400 "personal and absurd" emails, the "Queen" actress had alleged the actor had hacked her email account. Since then, there have been many developments in the case and it has been getting nastier every day.

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