Simple dropdown with Viewbag with selected value in MVC Razor

Simple dropdown with Viewbag with selected value in MVC Razor

@Html.DropDownList("ItemId", new SelectList(ViewBag.Status, "Value", "Text", selectedValue),
new { @data_value = item.PKId,@class="form-control" })
            List<string> list=new List<string>();
            list=your_list_as_text_and_value
            ViewBag.Status = new SelectList(list, "Value", "Text", "SELECT");