Claudia Ciesla’s debut item number in Bollwood, ‘Balma’, in Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Khlidai 786’ has made her quite a known face in Bollywood. Sheis happy with her instant gained fame with item song. This Polish-German model had been a contestant of ‘Bigg Boss 3’.
Post ‘Balma’ she is getting many offers even from South Indian film industry. Talking to a tabloid Claudia Ciesla expressed her happiness, “I am getting praises from the industry after my item number. Even Akshay sir praised me when he saw the song for the first time. I am getting many offers including Bollywood, Southern film industry, advertisements and many others. I will concentrate on acting now. I am lucky to be a part of this song because it gave me an identity inIndia.”
Prod her if she has any qualms about being a item girl in future if she does more of these raunchy kind of item numbers and she says,”I would love to be called an item girl. It’s a respectable position now because all the main actresses in the industry are doing item songs, be it Kareena or Katrina. It’s a good platform for a newbie actress to show her acting and dancing skills through these dance numbers.”
Choreographed by Ganesh Acharya, Balma, is sung by Sreeram and Shreya Ghoshal. The song is said to be a tribute to the ace music director R.D. Burman.
Claudia had bagged the offer for the item song some two three years back when Akshay Kumar visited house of Bigg Boss 3 to promote his film ‘Blue’.
Balma, sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Sreeram, is a tribute to the legendary music director R D Burman. The song was
“I got a call from Akshay sir’s production house couple of years ago for doing an item song in Khiladi 786. I was excited because I was to share screen space with him and Ganesh Acharya was composing the song. It was a dream package for me,” Claudia confirms.
Besides Bigg Boss she also did a reality show ‘Zor Ka Jhatka’ and last year performed in the closing ceremony of ‘National Games’.
However Claudia accepts that film industry is a tough place to work in. “It’s very difficult for us. We have to face many hurdles as there is a lot of competition in the industry. You have to have some extra-ordinary qualities to make your mark here,” Claudia signs off.