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Shraddha Kapoor is the new age ‘Basanti’ in item number for ‘Ungli’

acccBrace yourself! ‘Aashiqui 2′ actress Shraddha Kapoor has shed her sweet girl-next-door image as she turns sexy dance diva – ‘Basanti’ in her first item song for the film, ‘Ungli’.

The teaser which released earlier on Tuesday (October 28), created quite a stir. But now, the item number, ‘Dance Basanti’ is out and boy is it hot! Dressed in silver, we get a glimpse of the ‘Ek Villain’ beauty making her way amidst a cloud of smoke, looking sensuous and beautiful. Emraan Hashmi, who plays the lead in the film also joins her on the floor and together they create some steam.

The actress who received much praise for her last film, ‘Haider’ is excited to be seen in her first onscreen glam avatar in ‘Ungli’.

Composed by Sachin – Jigar, ‘Dance Basanti’ has been penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya, crooned by Vishal Dadlani and Anushka Manchanda.

Talking about the song, Shraddha Kapoor said: “I don’t know whether to call it an item song or a promotional song, but yes, it’s a very different thing that I am doing.”

The actress also revealed that it was Karan Johar who convinced her to do the item number. “Karan offered me the song and said: “You have never been seen like this before. It’s a very glamorous song.’ So all that excited me and I said yes to it. The moment I heard the song, I was all the more excited as it’s such a catchy song.”

Directed by Rensil D’Silva, ‘Ungli’ stars Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranut and Randeep Hooda.

-The Indian Express.