Culture shock for Malaika during Telugu item song shoot

Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Malaika Arora, who has done several hit item songs in Hindi films, recently shot her first Telugu dance number in Hyderabad and was in for a culture shock.

The "Chaiyaa Chaiyaa" girl, who teamed up with Telugu filmdom's reigning superstar Mahesh Babu in the song, describes the experience as "hysterical".

"All those words and movements and some of those steps - the whole bump-and-grind routine that I was used to was completely changed," Malaika, whose "Chaiyaa Chaiyaa" with Shah Rukh Khan remained a chartbuster for months, told IANS.

What Malaika found truly weird was the complete absence of interaction with her leading man during the dance.

"When I danced with Shah Rukh Khan in 'Dil S