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Juhi Chawla slams item numbers for commercialisation of women

Juhi Chawla slams item numbers for commercialisation of women

Actress Juhi Chawla today blasted item numbers for commericialising the beauty of women.

Sep 27, 2016, 18:05 PM IST
Look what Farah Khan has to say about ‘item numbers’

Look what Farah Khan has to say about ‘item numbers’

While many actresses take offence at a dance number being called as an item number, Farah Khan asks these actresses to get their facts right.

Sep 02, 2016, 13:02 PM IST
Dance songs should not be called item numbers: Aditi Rao Hydari

Dance songs should not be called item numbers: Aditi Rao Hydari

Bollywood stunner Aditi Rao Hydari feels that dance number should not be referred to as an item number.

Jul 30, 2016, 17:39 PM IST
Item numbers just came my way: Chitrangada Singh

Item numbers just came my way: Chitrangada Singh

Before ‘Kundi mat khadkao raja’, Chitrangada had done another song for Shirish Kunder's ‘Joker’.

Oct 29, 2015, 16:12 PM IST
John Abraham's action like 'item numbers'?

John Abraham's action like 'item numbers'?

Do you think John Abraham will rock in male item numbers? Well, don't panic, as it is not happening anytime soon. However, the actor, who is happy with his last release 'Welcome Back' will be next seen in 'Rocky Handsome'.

Sep 16, 2015, 19:31 PM IST
Shamita Shetty open to challenging roles, not item songs

Shamita Shetty open to challenging roles, not item songs

Actress Shamita Shetty, known for her performances in films like "Mohabbatein" and "Zeher", says she will not do item numbers again in movies.

Jul 05, 2015, 19:57 PM IST
Calling songs 'item' numbers sounds cheap: Ehsaan Noorani

Calling songs 'item' numbers sounds cheap: Ehsaan Noorani

Musician Ehsaan Noorani of hugely successful trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy says terming a song as an "item" number makes it sound "cheap".

Jun 07, 2015, 20:34 PM IST
Actresses should make informed choices on item numbers: Shabana

Actresses should make informed choices on item numbers: Shabana

Veteran actress-social activist Shabana Azmi Sunday said actresses should make "informed" choices on accepting item numbers as such sequences lead to sexualisation of children.

Jan 26, 2015, 08:50 AM IST

Hindu Mahasabha leader slammed for `item girls should be declared prostitutes` remark

 A Hindu Mahasabha leader was on Tuesday at the centre of a controversy over his demand that actresses performing item numbers in films wearing "skimpy" outfits be branded as prostitutes, sparking an outrage.

Dec 02, 2014, 20:44 PM IST
Indian films high on sexualisation, stereotyping of women: UN report

Indian films high on sexualisation, stereotyping of women: UN report

 India tops the chart in showing attractive women in its movies and as much as 35 percent of these female characters are shown with some nudity, finds a first-ever UN sponsored global study of female characters in popular films across the world.

Sep 25, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

I will not do item numbers: Vidya Balan

Actress Vidya Balan, who featured in an item number in the 2012 release `Ferrari Ki Sawaari`, says she won`t take up dance numbers anymore as she doesn`t enjoy them.

Jun 14, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

Not against nudity, not for exploitation: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

He presents his heroines mostly as the girl-next-door with minimal makeup and a simplicity that screams emotions louder than the cacophony of item numbers.

Sep 24, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

Never thought I`ll do a dance number: Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone has gyrated to an item song in Sanjay Gupta`s ‘Shootout At Wadala’.

Mar 20, 2013, 17:27 PM IST

Masses love item numbers: Yana Gupta

Yana Gupta, who sizzled on the big screen in the song ‘Babuji zaraa dheere chalo’, finds nothing wrong with them as "masses love it".

Mar 17, 2013, 16:39 PM IST

I will continue to sing and dance in movies: Kareena Kapoor

Reacting to the Censor Board`s stance that item numbers in films will be examined on a case-to-case basis, actress Kareena Kapoor has said this will not stop her from doing such songs.

Mar 12, 2013, 14:31 PM IST

Item numbers boost career, says Prachi Desai

Item numbers are no different from normal songs and are "extremely beneficial" for an actress` career, believes Prachi Desai.

Feb 16, 2013, 13:24 PM IST

Pooja Bhatt to give new spin to item numbers

Pooja Bhatt is all set to give a new twist to item songs in her next "Cabaret", which she plans to shoot in 3D.

Dec 18, 2012, 17:42 PM IST

Abhay Deol wants Bollywood to hire porn stars!

He is a rebel in a true sense. A boy rose in a typical Punjabi joint family, where women aren’t aloud to make a career in the showbiz world, Abhay Deol comes out as someone, who is in complete contrast to the ideology.

Oct 29, 2012, 12:50 PM IST

Malaika doesn`t miss acting

Model-turned-actress Malaika Arora Khan, who has a string of successful item numbers like "Chhaiya chhaiya", "Munni badnaam" and "Anarkali disco chali" to her credit, says she never wanted to be an actor, and so she doesn`t miss it at all.

Sep 29, 2012, 13:38 PM IST

Triple bonanza for Rani Mukerji in `Aiyyaa`

Rani Mukerji is set to take item numbers to the next level!

Jun 16, 2012, 16:08 PM IST