Malaika Arora, who celebrates her 45th birthday today, is hailed as the queen of chartbuster songs. We won’t call them as item numbers but special songs that only elevate the entertainment of the films they are a part of. Trust Arora to raise the temperature with her smoldering and scorching persona and make audiences go weak in their knees with her seductive and sensual dance moves. So here’s a list of her Top 5 songs that will always be EVERGREEN:-
1. Chhaiya Chhaiya- Dil Se (1998)
The song that made the popularity of this Mani Ratnam directorial quadruple, it’s not only remembered for its maddening idea and imaginative choreography, but also the electric chemistry between Malaika and Shah Rukh Khan. It’s one of those rare dance numbers who’s thunderous beats and breathtaking vocals of the singers only get better with time!
2. Rangilo Maro Dholna (1999)
Who can forget this Garba Anthem that still continues to make people crazy whenever it plays? The song united Malaika and her former husband Arbaaz Khan for the first time, but it’s a song much beyond that. This is evergreen stuff!
3. Maahi Ve- Kaante (2002)
There’s an unexplainable sadness attached to this song, and still it’s regarded as a dance number and even shot as a dance number. Malaika’s dance moves coupled with haunting lyrics and music made it a song worth revisiting!
4. Munni Badnaam- Dabangg (2010)
One cannot miss this, should not miss this and definitely will not miss this song when we talk about Malaika Arora. After all, she was rechristened as Munni after the blockbuster success of the film and it revived the trend of special dance numbers, that are addressed as Item Songs by a majority of the people. Salman Khan’s madcap dance moves, his nonchalance, and of course, Malaika’s oomph and fluid dance moves makes this one hell of a crazy song!
5. Anarkali Disco Chali- Housefull 2 (2012)
That longing and pining for love in the 1960 Mughal-E-Azam was long left behind! In 2012, Malaika, who played the Gen-Next version of Anarkali, was sexy, sultry and seductive. And who would have thought she would prefer going to a disco over Salim Ki Gali? Anyway, quite a dinchak song that shall make you put on your dancing shoes.
HONORABLE MENTION: Kaal Dhamaal- Kaal (2005)
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