New Delhi: Bollywood diva, fashionista, hottest Bollywood celeb and a yummy mummy – Malaika Arora Khan has always done a fair justice to all her tags.
The stunning diva who has always maintained a bold style statement, has been ruling the hearts of millions.
With her amazing dance moves and the sultry avatar, Malaika Arora Khan as always been most sought after item girl of the B-town even in her 40's.
Her alluring figure, flawless demeanour and her evergreen charisma is what makes her the ‘queen of item songs' who sets the stage on fire every time she hits the floor. In fact, despite being in her 40's, this yummy mummy gives several young actress a run for their money
So as Malaika Arora Khan turns 43 today, we bring you her 5 best item songs that not just ruled the charts but also the hearts of millions of viewers.
Chaiyyan Chaiyyan from Dil Se
A 1998 romantic thriller, Dil Se was directed by Mani Ratnam starring Shah Rukh Khan and Manisha Koirala.
While the film did an average business on the box office, its music ruled the charts, all thanks to A.R. Rahman.
One of its popular tracks was “Chaiyya Chaiyya” featuring King Khan and Malaika Arora Khan.
The song which was filmed on a moving train became popular soon after the release.
Malaika Arora Khan did a fantabulous job in the song with her amazing moves and attitude making ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya' one of her most cherished songs.
Munni Badnaam from Dabangg
An item number from Salman Khan starrer Dabangg, ‘Munni Badnaam' was a foot-tapping item song featuring Malaika Arora Khan along with Sonu Sood and Salman Khan.
The raunchy song became quite popular for its "nonsensical" lyrics and Malaika's stunning performance.
While Malaika Aror Khan's performance in the song was loved thoroughly, singer Mamta Sharma won the Filmfare award for best female playback singer for this song and Sajid-Wajid and Lalit Pandit won the Filmfare award for best music director in the 56th Filmfare Awards 2011.
Honth Raseele from Welcome
Remember Nana Patekar and Anila Kapoor aka Don Uday Shetty and Majnu Bhai from Anees Bazmee's ‘Welcome' sharing the stage with item song queen Malaika Arora Khan.
The track ‘Honth Raseele' featured Malaika in a sexy avatar tantalizing with her ravishing moves.
After seeing the sultry diva in such a role, it wasn't just Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor going crazy for Malaika, infact each and every viewer was completely fascinated by the fashionista's performance.
Anarkali Disco Chali from Housefull 2
The love story of Anarkali and Saleem has been heard and cherished since ages. But Malaika Arora Khan's foot-tapping number from Sajid Khan's ‘Housefull 2' changed our perception towards Anarkali and Saleem.
The Chaiyya Chaiyya girl, Malaika, after playing Munni turned out to be the voluptuous Anarkali who was seen teasing Boman Irani and Mithun Chakraborty.
The song also featured Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Shreyas Talpade, and Ritesh Deshmukh.
While the song became quite popular, Malaika did set the stage on fire as Anarkali.
Maahi Ve from Kaante
A 2002 released action film, ‘Kaante'starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Mahesh Manjrekar, Lucky Ali, Kumar Gaurav did an average business on box office.
While Malaika Arora Khan was seen showing her acting skills in the movie, she was more popularly remembered for her amazing dance performance in the song ‘Maahi Ve'.
The sensuous actress was seen doing a pole-dance in the film and did a fair justice to the song with her curvaceous moves and charisma.x