Watch: Salman Introduces ‘New Item Boy’ in ‘Munna Badnaam Hua’

Dabangg 3 will release on 20 December.

Updated30 Nov 2019, 04:17 PM IST
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The much-awaited video of ‘Munna Badnaam Hua’ song from Dabangg 3 just dropped. The song video stars Salman Khan, Warina Hussain and Prabhudeva. Prabhudeva is also directing the film.

In an attempt to break existing stereotypes, the song introduces Salman Khan as the ‘New Item Boy’. Prabhudeva is introduced as ‘New Item Boy 2’. Reminiscent of its original version featuring Malaika Arora, this song is a groovy dance number with a short dance-off sequence between Prabhudeva and Salman.

Watch it here:

Even though the song aims to break the misogynistic stereotype of an ‘item girl’, it doesn’t succeed because even as ‘item boys’ Salman Khan and Prabhudeva are not objectified the way Warina Hussain is. If anything, the song is a simple play on the title in order to make it seem new and refreshing.

On 11 November, the audio of ‘Munna Badnaam Hua’ had released. The song title is inspired from the original Dabangg song ‘Munni Badnaam Hui’ featuring Malaika Arora.

The song has been sung by Kamaal Khan and for the rap bit, Badshah has lent his voice. Salman had taken to social media to share the song. He wrote, “Kamaal Khan ki aawaaz, Badshah ka rap aur Chulbul ki dabanggayi; suniye #MunnaBadnaamHua
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On 14 November, Salman had shared the title track of the film, ‘Hud hud dabangg’.

The song opens with Salman asking his fans to welcome him. It is followed by Bhai dancing with a hundred men in Lucknow. His steps keep getting weirder and weirder.

Watch it here:

Dabangg 3 is one of the most talked about films of 2019. Salman Khan will be launching a new talent, his friend Mahesh Manjrekar’s daughter Saiee Manjrekar in the latest instalment of Dabangg. Directed by Prabhu Deva, the film will hit theatres on 20 December. The film tells the origin story of Salman Khan’s character Chulbul Pandey. When his love interest Khushi is murdered by the film’s villain, played by Kichha Sudeep, Chulbul decides to seek revenge.

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Published: 30 Nov 2019, 04:12 PM IST

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