Congrats Pakistan, in Ahmed Ali Butt we have found our first-ever item boy


The precise definition of an ‘item song’ cannot be traced to a particular film or a page in the dictionary. Item numbers have a lineage of their own – whether it’s a classically pompous rain-sequenced ditty with a gaudy girl dancing with a ridiculously striking updo in Syed Noor’s movies or Helen pirouetting rhythmically to Yeh Mera Dil in the original Don, for Lollywood and Bollywood, an item number is what creates an orbit around an entire film.  And man, have these numbers evolved with time.


News Reporter