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Helen

The original item queen of Indian cinema who will be replaced by no one ever. In a much conservative Bollywood of the 60s and 70s, Helen was the little window to glamour that promised the cine-goers a seductive escapade. From Yeh Mera Dil, Piya Tu Abb Toh Aja, to Mehbooba- Mehbooba, the endless list of this diva's scintillating performances defines an entire era of cinema in this country

10 most iconic items girls of Indian Cinema we are grateful for

There was a time jumping around in exposing clothes was considered a taboo even in an industry as advanced as Bollywood. The mainstream actress was kept coy behind yards of saree, while the audience craved glamour. Enters the “Item Girl” and saves the day.

Over the years, the concept of item songs have changed. Change in mentality of the viewers was inevitable too. But an industry that thrives on its naach-gaana has always reached for its item girls, and will continue to do so. In the process, it has offered us dancers that we are so grateful for

Here are 10 such timeless beauties that made music immortal in movies. Let us know who is your favorite among them.