Priyanka turns item girl ‘Babli Badmaash’

In the long tenure of successful filmy career, Priyanka Chopra has not done ay item song and for the first time she will be doing an item song for Sanjay Gupta's gangster flick ‘Shootout At Wadala’. The title of the song goes as ‘Babli Badmaash Hai’ and it is a special retro song.

Director Sanjay Gupta informed about Priyanka's item song ‘Babli Badmaash Hai’ on Twitter: "So PRIYANKA CHOPRA it is guys! She will be performing our Smashing Retro Chart Buster - BABLI BADMAASH HAI, composed by Anu Malik." The song has The song will be a tribute to Sanjay Gupta’s two favorite persons, Feroz Khan and RD Burman. “Feroz Khan and RD Burman are two people I wanted to work with in my career and this song is an ode to them. Probably if they worked together the result would’ve been this song,” he says.

When Sanjay Gupta was asked as why he chose only Priyanka Chopra for the song, he replied, “If there was someone who I thought could recreate the magic of Zeenat Aman or Parveen Babi, then it could only have been Priyanka.” However, convincing Priyanka to do an item song was not easy. “It has taken a lot of time for her to agree to it. I even showed her some parts of the film. She has agreed to do the song with the caveat that the lyrics won’t be objectionable or have double meaning. I told her that she doesn’t need to worry about that”.

The film’s producer Ekta Kapoor says, “Priyanka is going to rock the song.” ‘Shootout At Wadala’ stars John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpai and Tusshar Kapoor in the lead. The movie is slated to release on May 1st.

The movie is about the first-ever encounter registered by Mumbai police in 1982 in which gangster Manya Surve was shot dead.

Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif has already established themselves as a successful item girls, so now Priyanka joining them means it calls for a big fight.