It’s a big day for Salim Khan’s family as the second wife of the veteran author and lyricists called Helen turned 82 today. She has remained the legendary dancer in Indian cinema. Helen was born as Helen Ann Richardson but in B Town, she is popularly known as ‘Helen’. The dancing diva of the sixties and seventies turned a year older today becoming 82 years of age. The diva has come a long way in carving her niche in the industry as a bold and beautiful dancer in Bollywood.
With her incredible dance skills, she was able to get the tag of The Dancing Queens of Bollywood. She was the one who introduced cabaret in the dancing circle. Thanks to her on-screen energy she has delivered in every song, she is recognized with the tag the best. Some of her songs that are popular in B Town include ‘Mera Naam Chin Chin Choo’, and ‘Mehbooba Mehbooba’, which gave her recognition in the Hindi Cinema industry.
She was the one to coin the idea of item numbers in mainstream Bollywood films especially during the sixties and seventies. It was Asha Bhosle who has remained the background singer of all the songs where we saw Helen performing on the silver screen. Some of her popular songs in her career include Yeh Mere Dil from Don, Piya Tu Ab To Aaja from Carvaan, Kar Le Pyar from Talash and Aaj Ki Raat Koi Aane Ko Hai from film Anamika to name a few. Regarding her birthday plans, she is going to have an intimate birthday affair.