Item numbers, popularly known as item songs, has been part and parcel of the Bollywood industry since early 1950s. But, over the years this genre of musical performance under went sea change and its popularity increased multi-fold as songs became more and more stimulating.
In 1970s, Helen fired the stage with her item songs. Helen became very popular item song dancer with her songs like, “Piya tu ab to aaja”, “Aa Jaane ja”, “Aaj Ki Raat”, “Mehbooba Mehbooba”, “Yeh Mera Dil” and more.
A majority of these songs doesn’t add any value to the movie, in terms of script or the story, but are included to attract attention for the films. After Helen, many bollywood actresses like Kajol, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Urmila Mantodkar, Madhuri Dixit, Sunny Leone, Malaika Arora Khan, Zarine Khan, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Bipasha Basu and others.
Helen became very popular item song dancer with her songs like, “Piya tu ab to aaja”, “Aa Jaane ja”, “Aaj Ki Raat”, “Mehbooba Mehbooba”, “Yeh Mera Dil” and more.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan:
Former Miss World, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has also done many sexy songs like ‘Kajra Re’, ‘Ishq Kameena’, ‘Krazy Kiya Re’ and more.
‘Dhak Dhak girl’ Madhuri Dixit has given many beautiful energetic songs like ‘Choli ke picche Kya hei’, ‘ek do teen’, ‘Ghaghra’, ‘Dhak Dhak Karne Laga’, ‘Mera Piya Ghar Aaya’, ‘Chane Ke khet mein’ and more.
Deepika Padukone is having sexy figure and is making people crazy by her dance and smile. She has done sexy moves in songs like ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ and ‘Lovely’ song from Happy New Year movie.
Bollywood Barbie Girl Katrina Kaif has done sexiest dance with desi look in item songs like ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’ and ‘Chikni Chameli’.
Malaika Arora Khan:
After Helen, Malaika Arora Khan is the most popular item song dancer actress. Malaika Arora Khan has danced for songs like ‘Chhaiya Chhaiya’, ‘Hoth Raseele’, ‘Munni Badnam’, ‘Anarkali Disco Chali’, ‘Maahi Ve’, ‘Kaal Dhamal’, ‘Hey baby’, ‘Pandey Ji Seeti’ and more.
Priyyanka Chopra is a beautiful International Bollywood actress. She has done item song with ethnic look in white outfit for Ramleela movie in song ‘Ram Chahe Leela’.
Gauhar Khan dance for item song ‘Hua Chhokra Jawan re’ from the movie Ishaqzaade. She was looking very sexy in the saree.
Kareena Kapoor Khan:
Bollywood Natural Beauty actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has made people crazy with her item songs like ‘Main heroine hoon’, ‘Fevicol Se’ and ‘Mera Nam Mary hai’
Shilpa Shetty is a famous bollywood actress. She has done sizzling item song ‘shut up and bounce’ for the film ‘Dostana’.
So which is your favourite item song?