Malaika Arora Khan reproaches the item girl tag
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Actor Malaika Arora Khan, who has made us move and groove to her dance numbers, is the undisputed queen of contemporary item songs. With cameo appearances in songs like Chaiyya Chaiyya, Munni Badnam Hui and Anarkali Disco Chali, she has never failed to bring out the dancer in us.
And it’s fitting to know that the B-town bombshell isn’t just a great dancer, she is also disapproving of terms that trivialise women in the industry.
She raises a pertinent thought in an interview, “I don’t like the term ‘item girl’. Why not look at it [item song] as a ‘special’ song – a song that is creating hype and [is meant for the purpose of] entertainment?” she said, according to the Times of India.
Malaika is undeterred by mainstream actors, such as Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif, having jumped on the ‘item number’ bandwagon. “There is enough work for everyone. Everybody has a role or part to play, if somebody fits t
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