Kajra Re is one of the best item songs in Bollywood. It was shot for the Abhishek Bachchan & Rani Mukerji starrer Bunty Aur Babli. Amitabh Bachchan played a key role as a police officer. Bunty Aur Babli was released in 2005 and was directed by Shaad Ali under the Yash Raj Films Banner.
This song comes in a key situation in the movie. This song was shot in a night club setting but appears like a song in a marriage function. It was written by Gulzar. Alisha Chinoi ,Shankar Mahadevan and Javed Ali sung the song while it was composed by Shankar-Eshaan-Loy. Vaibhavi Merchant was the dance choreographer.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan appeared in an item number for the first time. She danced with Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan.
For this song Alisha received the 2005 Filmfare and 2005 Bollywood movie awards for Best Female Singer.