Famous songs like ‘Bhole Chudiyan’ and ‘Dhoom’ have created some of the most enduring actors in Bollywood. They started off as background dancers but today it is hard to believe that they were just a face of the crowd.
It’s not at all easy to get a fruitful career in the Bollywood industry. It asks for a lot of hard work and struggles. Those were the days when making a successful career in the industry was not everyone’s cup of tea. Bollywood is a magical industry that can change anyone’s lifestyle.
Be it any actor or director, everyone has to go through that tough struggling time of their career to make their name BIG in the industry.
Bollywood Superstars who started their career as Background Dancers
Bollywood and dance are connected with each other and songs as well as dance moves play an important role in a movie. Even, if a film doesn’t have good content but has melodious songs and amazing dance steps, that will leave a mark on the audiences. There are so many celebrities who started their careers with background dance in movies. And with a lot of hard work and struggle, they become superstars of Bollywood.
Here we have compiled a list of these top seven Bollywood superstars who started their career as background dancers. Take a look at that:
Shahid Kapoor has now become a big name in Bollywood. Especially after his successful film ‘Kabir Singh’. But, the actor had to make a lot of struggle to reach where he is today. Even tough Pankaj Kapoor already had an established career in the industry, the actor never took any advantage of his name and earned the whole lot on his own.
Deepika Padukone is the synonym of perfection in female actresses. She has become a top actress in the Bollywood industry. She started her journey as a model and has also been a part of a few video albums. But did you know she had even appeared as a background dancer in movies? Don’t believe us? Just take a look at it yourself.
Sushant Singh Rajput:
Before becoming an actor, Sushant Singh Rajput was a part of Shamak Davar’s Dance Academy and was one of the background dancers in the title track of ‘Dhoom 2’.
Ranveer Singh who made his debut in Yash Raj’s film ‘Band Baaja Baraat’ has now become one of the most talented and versatile actors of the Bollywood industry. And, it was not easy for him to earn that fame and name. He was seen in ‘It’s Magic’ song from Koi Mil Gaya and ‘Bole Chudiyan’ from ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam’
Remember the Jai Ho actress Daisy Shah? In that film, she played the lead role opposite Salman Khan. But did you know, the famous choreographer and actor was also seen as a background dancer in ‘Lagan Lagi’ from ‘Tere Naam’
A well-known choreographer and director of Bollywood, Remo D’Souza struggled in starting off his career. He once used to be a background dancer and his passion for dance began from here only.
Farah Khan is the biggest choreographer of Bollywood industry. In her struggle days, she was seen as a background dancer.