No need for big heroines to do item numbers: Hema Malini

By Hindustan Times

Even as top Bollywood actresses like Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone have no qualms about doing item numbers, veteran actress Hema Malini feels there is no need for them to do such songs. "I feel all big heroines who have earned a good name, there is no need for them to do item numbers. We have different people for doing item numbers," she said.

Incidentally, over the last few years several leading actresses have fallen for the popularity received from a hit item number. Kareena danced on Chammak Challo (Ra.One), Katrina did Sheila Ki Jawani (Tees Maar Khan) and Chikni Chameli (Agneepath), Aishwarya danced on the popular Kajra Re (Bunty Aur Babli) number and Bipasha performed the Beedi (Omkara) item song.

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