The concept of item songs has always been an inseparable part of Bollywood movies. Without putting this indispensable masala, Bollywood movies are never considered complete. If there is no situation to include an item number in a movie, rest assured that one will be created.
Nowadays, almost all the lead actresses of Bollywood movies are coming forward to do the ‘katil’ item songs in their films. It has become a matter of prestige and assurance for the success of their films. Be it gorgeous Deepak Padukone doing insanely sexy pole dancing in “Naam Tera Padke” or be it Katrina Kaif loosening her well-shaped body in “chikni chameli”. It has become a matter of great prestige to be called the top item girls of Bollywood. The title is not avoided any more unlike earlier, when item songs were considered a little digression from the main storyline.
With this background, now let’s check some of the most celebrated item girls of Bollywood. Let’s check filmyduniya.in’s top 10 charismatic personalities, as far as entertaining the audience with item numbers is concerned, and their distinct style.
#10 – Mumaith Khan
Mumaith Khan is a Pakistan-born girl with amazing energy levels which is entertaining as well. Her item songs are almost always electrical and loaded with fast dance moves. She made her debut to popularity with her super-hot item number “Dekh Le” from the super hit movie Munna Bhai MBBS. You must have seen and appreciated her last Bollywood item song “Preetam Pyaare” in Rowdy Rathore”.
#09 – Yana Gupta
Yana Gupta is a famous model. She is Czech and attracted everyone’s fancy with her mesmerizing performance in “Babuji Zara Dheere Chalo”. This one song like Shakir’s “hips don’t lie” and Yana was a super hit and talk of the town! With stunning sexy looks and voluptuous body, Yana has earlier modeled for various big brands like Lakme, Nivea and MTV. If rumors are to be believed, Yana is considering a com back in Bollywood.
#08 – Gauhar Khan
With her professional approach, Gauhar Khan is considered a very hard working actresses. With her hard work, shehas made a distinct position in the film industry. We can consider the song “Nasha Nasha” from the movie Aan – Men at Work as her debut item number. Till “Hua Chokra Jawan” from the movie Ishaqzaade, she has done many hit item numbers and earned herself the much deserved recognition and admiration.
#07 – Mallika Sherawat
Mallika caught our attention and aroused our senses with her extremely bold performance in the movie Murder. That branded her as a sultry sexy actress in Bollywood and we don’t think that Mallika hates it in any way. Over time, she has grown more into a perfect item dance girl. Mallika has had the most number of seductive names be it Laila, Razia, Shalu or Jalebi Bai.
#06 – Rakhi Sawant
Always loud with her melodramatic controversies, Rakhi Sawant has got the grit! She became the heartbeat of manys with her sexy performance in “Dekhta Hai Tu Kya” from the movie Krazzy 4. She is a very popular Bollywood item girl and because of her in-your-face attitude, she is always in news.
#05 – Kareena Kapoor Khan
When it comes to item numbers, Kareena can nowadays be seen in a number of item songs. She started with her stint at item dancing in the movie Don. She did “Yeh Mera Dil” in the movie. Some of her recent and immensely hit item song performances include “Fevicol Se”, “Halkat Jawani”, “Dil Mera Muft Ka”, and “Chammak Challo”.
#04 – Aruna Irani
How can one forget the sizzling number “Chadhti Jawani” from the movie Carvan! The song turned Aruna Irani into one of the hottest item girls of those days. Aruna entered into the industry as a child artist and even played lead role opposite Amitabh Bachchan in the movie Bombay to Goa. But it was her oomph-filled dance performances that got her unprecedented recognition. Her other popular songs include “Meri Beri Ke Ber Mat Todo”, “Dilbar Dil Se Pyare”, “Ab Jo Mile Hain”, “Ae Phassa”.
#03 – Bindu
Item girls exist to defy taboos and Bindu is an excellent example. She was the first married actress to do dance sequences in movies. Dwindling financial conditions made Bindu join film industry at an early age of 13. She continued her film career after marriage with constant support of her husband. The most renowned songs of her career include “Dil Jalon Ka Dil JalaKe”, “Mera Naam Shabnam”, and “Main Hoon Hasseen”.
#02 – Helen
The undisputed dancing queen of Indian cinema, Helen is a revered name in the industry. Not just the audiences of her time but the teenagers of today are also well aware of her charismatic dance style. Helen’s significant break in Bollywood happened with her performance in the song “Mera Naam Chin Chin Chu”. After that there was no looking back. Her foreigner looks, impeccable dance skills and remarkable beauty got her one project after another, making her the most popular item number dancer of her time. Her numerous roles as a cabaret dancer brought her the nickname Cabaret Queen.
#01 – Malaika Arora Khan
Oozing with sex appeal, Malaika Arora Khan is suave and exotic. Her wheatish complexion, perfectly toned body, seductive expressions and groovy dance moves are an excellent combination to get the heads turning. The “Chaiya Chaiya” girl happens to be one of the highest paid item dance girls in the industry. If asked, she coolly talks about her preference of doing dance numbers over acting in the movie. 41 years old and still going strong in the industry, Malaika has to her kitty some of the most sizzling songs of Bollywood, namely “Maahi Ve”, “Kaal”, “Munni Badnaam Hui”, “Anarkali Disco Chaali”, “Fashion Khatam Mujh pe”.