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Watch: When actresses took to waterfalls in films

Last updated on: May 24, 2011 18:53 IST

Watch: When actresses took to waterfalls in films

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For an average Indian Bollywood buff, what images would a waterfall conjure? Think wet saris, picturesque surroundings and a young belle frolicking in the water, singing songs about youth and love.

Who can forget the famous scene from Raj Kapoor's Satyam Shivam Sundaram where a nubile village girl is bathing in a waterfall?

There are many instances where actresses have ditched dancing around trees and instead have done song sequences ranging from playful to seductive but let's start with Zeenat Aman.

Zeenat Aman plays a skimpily clad village belle. The song had the actress bathing playfully under a waterfall as leading man Shashi Kapoor enjoys the view from a distance.



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Mandakini in Ram Teri Ganga Maili

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Another of Raj Kapoor's films, Ram Teri Ganga Maili had fair-skinned Mandakini, a girl from the hills, clad in a white sari and singing with abandon as she catches city boy Rajiv Kapoor's fancy.



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Sonali Bendre in Sarfarosh

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Lead pair Aamir Khan and Sonali Bendre fired a thousand imaginations as they professed there love and desire for each other in Sarfarosh.

The intensity and Sonali Bendre in form-fitting dresses. It's unforgettable.



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Sushmita Sen in Main Hoon Na

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In Farah Khan's directorial debut Main Hoon Na, Sushmita Sen works her magic in sheer saris, kaftans and sexy moves.

The leggy lass matches steps with Shah Rukh Khan and the intensity is palpable.



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Kareena Kapoor in Asoka

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This one has the sprightly warrior princess Kaurwaki (played by Kareena Kapoor) enjoying some alone time under the sun.

And emperor Asoka (played by Shah Rukh Khan) enjoying the view.



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Urmila Matondkar in Daud

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In Ramgopal Varma's Daud, Uma Parvati (Sanjay Dutt) is seen filled with longing and desire as he watches Daya Shankar (Urmila Matondkar) go seductive under a waterfall in a teeny white tank top and a sarong.

 



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Madhuri Dixit in Koyla

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Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit are on the run, escaping from the tyrannical Thakur when their love blossoms and Madhuri celebrates her true love with the song.



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Rani Mukerji in Nayak

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In the dreamy Chalo Chalen Mitwa, the much-in-love couple Shivaji Rao (Anil Kapoor) and Manjari (Rani Mukerji) hope for a world where they wouldn't be disturbed by anyone.

They dance and sing of happier times and have eyes only for each other.



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Hema Malini in Aansu Aur Muskaan

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Parikshit Sahmi plays a city- dweller who seduces a naive village girl played by Hema Malini in this song sequence from the film.

 



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Shilpa Shirodkar in Kishen Kanhaiya

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This song from Kishen Kanhaiya has the mild mannered Kishen (played by Anil KApoor) and his love interest Radha (played by Shilpa Shirodkar) celebrating there love.


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