Priyanka's 'Babli Badmaash' look inspired by Big B in 'Yaarana'

Director Sanjay Gupta says Priyanka Chopra's look in "Babli Badmaash" was inspired by Amitabh Bachchan's "Yaarana" song, especially the jumpsuit that he wore in the track.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 14 Comments  |  2894 Views

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Director Sanjay Gupta says Priyanka Chopra's look in "Babli Badmaash" was inspired by Amitabh Bachchan's "Yaarana" song, especially the jumpsuit that he wore in the track.

Priyanka Monday lauched the first look of the song that is part of the Gupta-directed "Shootout At Wadala".

"The song is not inspired from anybody but the outfit that Priyanka wore in the song with lights is. I have seen 'Yaarana' when I was in school and I was inspired by Amitji's jumpsuit. So I wanted to do that and was waiting for the special occasion so we did it," Gupta told reporters.

The film also features John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Sonu Sood, Tusshar Kapoor, Kangna Ranaut, Manoj Bajpai, Ronit Roy and Mahesh Manjrekar.

Talking about her experience shooting for the song, Priyanka says item girl tag has been overdone.

"I don't think it's a tag and I think this item girl thing has been overdone. We don't used to call Helenji that. When you do a song and dance in somebody else's film, it's like a guest appearance. The moment you say it's an item song, it cheapens it a little bit," she said.

Gupta added: "It's a special appearance, it's a guest appearance and let's just stick to that. It's easy to term it so (item girl) but its all nonsense."

With the latest controversy of item numbers being given 'A' certificate because of the lyrics and skin show, Priyanka says she was aware of it and they have tried to keep the fun part in the song without demeaning it.

"As a team we were very aware of it because of the recent controversies that happened. We thought it should be a fun song but we thought it shouldn't be demeaning. We have tried to do 80s kind of dancing style... we have touched upon that and not done it. We have kept in sexy, interesting without demeaning it," she said.


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  • Posted on: 20 March 2013 at 8:53amDestroyedInLove

    Love u Priyanka :D...
    U r so beautiful...

  • Posted on: 20 March 2013 at 4:08ambanditqueenn.

    I personally loveeed it! (=

  • Posted on: 20 March 2013 at 2:49ampalakluvsabhiya

    PRIYANKA i love u...Heart

    KEEP ROCKING Smile

  • Posted on: 19 March 2013 at 10:45pmshivani003

    Oooh nice! Looking forward to seeing how the song shapes up. Iam sure PC will do a fab job Smile

  • Posted on: 19 March 2013 at 5:00pmnilaby

    I am sure you will rock the song

  • Posted on: 19 March 2013 at 4:31pmDeedeepa1

    Looove you sooo much priyanka chopra
    You are the BESTTT

  • Posted on: 19 March 2013 at 3:33pmcupcake247

    Priyanka, this is why i luv you soo much!! You are so sensible yowards item songs and i like how you said they are overdoing the item girl tag because it is so true

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  • Posted on: 19 March 2013 at 11:41amangel97

    I love the song and her performance is outstanding! :)

  • Posted on: 19 March 2013 at 9:33ambeintehaaZaYa

    thank god we still have some sensible actresses in bollywood...
    love you PC..!

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  • Posted on: 19 March 2013 at 8:53ampallavi25

    PC is so sensible! Completely agree with her about that item girl hype! Helen was never called an item girl and she did classy cabarets, not cheap dance numbers with dirty lyrics!

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