Five Sridevi songs in a saree which should leaving Sabyasachi squirming

Before Sabyasachi began lecturing Indian women about the saree, there was Sridevi.

The first on-screen crush of at least two generations, probably no other movie star in any language has had so many sensual songs as her in the five-and-a-half yards.

Back then, of course, the saree was the thing, but the way Sridevi maintained herself and the way she wore it, enabled directors and cinematographers to give it a superior edge.

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Aku chatu, Telugu,
Movie: Vetagadu, with N.T. Rama Rao

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‘Abbanee teeyani dabba’, Telugu
Movie: Jagadeka Verrudu Atiloka Sundari, with Chiranjeevi

 

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Ammai muddu, Telugu
Movie: Kshana kshanam, with Venkatesh

https://youtu.be/89TJZBAdVHc

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I love you, Hindi
Movie: Mr India, with Anil Kapoor

https://youtu.be/fcb2RUkPsfk

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Tere mere honton, pe, Hindi
Movie: Chandni, with Rishi Kapoor