Posted Fri, November 18, 2011 11:00am IST

Remember Mera naam Chin Chin Chu? That was probably the first time an ‘item girl’ introduced herself. While Chin Chin Chu does sound ‘different’, the names of item girls haven’t really taken the sensible route since then. But now we’ve moved a step further and attached certain messages to names that are much more than just hatke

It’s okay if you want to coin names that are catchy and colloquial, but you can’t deny that the acts that follow do raise eyebrows. While Chin Chin Chu didn’t come with a list of complaints or secrets attached, nowadays it seems as if all item girls (or boys) want to put their point across in a very effective manner indeed. So if you think the point got lost amidst rising hemlines, sinuous curves and oodles of bling, here’s a little help to sort out just who is doing what…..