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Yana: 'I prefer item numbers'

April 11, 2003 16:02 IST

Yana Gupta is delighted with the success of her sultry dance number Babujee zara dheere in E Niwas's Dum.Yana Gupta

The Czech-born model has now decided to cash in on item numbers.

"I prefer doing item numbers rather than full-fledged roles in films," she says. "I am on the verge of doing an item number for a Tamil film. I am getting similar offers in Bollywood too. I plan to sign on those."

Dancer in the darkA still from Ishq Vishk

Did you know Tips Films' Ishq Vishk, directed by Ken Ghosh, is not Shahid Kapoor's first appearance on screen?

Shahid -- son of actor Pankaj Kapoor and dancer-actress Neelima Azeem -- was part of the dancing troupe in Subhash Ghai's Taal

Manoj-Mahima in love triangleMahima

After the debacle of Ekta Kapoor's Kucch To Hai, starring Tusshar Kapoor, Esha Deol and Natassha (now Anita), director Anil V Kumar has been assigned to direct Ramoji Rao's untitled project starring Manoj Bajpai and Mahima Chaudhary.

"It is an interesting triangle, a romance-cum-thriller. There will be one more guy in the film. I am thinking of casting either
R Madhavan or Rakesh Bapat. The film will start rolling in June. If all goes well, it should be completed in four months. It will be shot almost entirely in Mumbai," says Kumar.

Vickey Lalwani