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Why Katrina agreed to become item girl

Actress Katrina Kaif agreed to do an item number for Bodyguard reportedly at the insistence of Salman Khan's brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri and sister Alvira, sources revealed.

bollywood Updated: Aug 03, 2011 17:37 IST
Bodyguard

Actress Katrina Kaif agreed to do an item number for Bodyguard reportedly at the insistence of Salman Khan's brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri and sister Alvira, sources revealed.

The item song Aaya Re Aaya Bodyguard.... features Katrina, Salman Khan and the actor's real life bodyguard Shera.

The number recently shot at Film City here will be the title montage in the movie.

Shera, who is Salman's much-trusted bodyguard for the last 15 years, is making his screen debut with the item song.

It was co-producer and brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri and his wife Alvira, who are said to be close to Katrina, asked the actress to do an item number for the film to which she immediately agreed to, sources said.

The song features Katrina as the glamorous gal being wooed by Salman while her bodyguard keeps him at bay.

The sources further said the chemistry between the two was sizzling and the shoot was filmed quite smoothly.

"The shoot was sensational and very high on energy. Shera was little apprehensive about his act and dance steps but Salman and Katrina urged him on. Salman even helped him with his dance steps to ease the tension. Katrina was also encouraging him to perform well. It will be refreshing to see them together on the big screen," co-producer Atul Agnihotri said.

Bodyguard is a romantic action film starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor.