Bollywood songs with their lewd lyrics and controversial dance moves depict women as objects to be desired and hence promote sexual harassment.
In this video, you can hear some of the lyrics of Indian item songs that are sexually suggestive and promote women as mere objects of lust.
Munni Badnaam Hui, My Name is Sheela, and other songs in these package highlight this issue. There are some actors and entertainers in the Indian showbiz such as Om Puri had said in the past that item songs can lead to incidences of rape in India.
Story first published: 14th November 2017