Helen Anne Richardson Khan widely known as Helen was and will remain one of the most graceful dancers of Bollywood who was extensively loved for her item numbers in Hindi movies. Helen was the highlight of every movie she starred in, in her time. The veteran actress had appeared in over 700 movies and numerous item songs being the inspiration of many Bollywood stars. Equivalently, Nora Fatehi is currently the most appearing `item girl` in Bollywood. Both actresses are from different eras yet the life of the Hindi cinema.
Helen was just 19 when she got her first break in the Bollywood movie 'Howrah Bridge' (1958) with the song `Mera Naam Chin Chin Chu` which became a blockbuster. After that, the actress never looked back and became the zest of every Hindi movie. The most evergreen songs of the actress are `O Haseena Zulfon Wali` from the movie Teesri Manzil (1966), `Aa Jaane Jaan` from the movie Intequam (1969), `Piya Tu Ab Toh Aaja` from the movie Caravan (1971), `Mehbooba Mehbooba` from the movie Sholay (1975), and `Mungda` from the movie 'Inkaar' (1977) and the list just goes on and on. The actress also had quite an impact on South Indian movies as well.
On the other hand, Nora is an exquisite dancer and is featured in most of the upcoming films, music videos, web series, and web movies. The beauty is there, everywhere, you name it and she is there. She started off with many multilingual South Indian movie songs but gained more popularity with the song; "Rock the party" from the Rocky Handsome (2016) and the Punjabi song `Naah` along with Hardy Sandhu (2017). Then the diva went on to star in `Baby Marvake Manegi` along with Raftaar (2017), "Kamariya" from Stree (2018), "Ek Toh Kum Zindagani` from Marjavaan (2019), `O Saaki Saaki` from the movie Batla House (2019) that made her quite a sensation among the masses just like Helen.
We can safely say that Nora Fatehi is in the same league as Helen. The willowy artists Helen and Nora even have a similar face cut, the twain has done so many charismatic numbers and is extremely versatile and flexible in their own different styles. Many other actresses like Sunny Leone, Malika Sherawat Malika Arora, Lauren Gottlieb, Veena Malik, Sophie Chaudhry, and others came but none succeeded like these two who have a separate fan base in their respective eras. The audience is always awestruck by the smoothness and finesse in their moves and pulchritude. Item songs are the zap to a typical Bollywood drama movie and these item songs are incoherent without Nora and Helen, they share these similarities while Bollywood celebrates them.