By Hindustan Times
Actor Paresh Rawal, who is making his debut as a producer with Oh My God, says the item number Go Govinda featuring Sonakshi Sinha was not required in the film. “No, it (the song) was not required.
"The song is unnecessary but the call is taken by the marketing team. Somewhere I agree with their experience of so many years,” Paresh said, when asked if he is in the favour of item songs.
The song — a Janmashtami number with choreographer-director Prabhu Deva — is Sonakshi’s first item song. “The song will bring in the crowds. It is an added attraction which will help in running the film. If that was not the case, why would someone spend crores on it?” he said. Earlier, Akshay Kumar, the producer of the film, had said that people could