Dance and Bollywood have a deep relation with each other. Many notable Bollywood celebrities who achieved fame in the industry was just because of their background role in the films and album songs. Some of the celebrities managed themselves to become a star in the Bollywood while some were not lucky enough to extend their career to a long journey in Bollywood. Let’s have a look on those Bollywood celebrities who started their career as background dancers.
The ‘Kaminey’ famed actor Shahid Kapoor was seen in Complan ad. Later on, he made his appearance in songs like ‘Kahin Aag Lage Lag Jaye’ of Taal, ‘Mujhko Hui Na Khabar’ of Dil Toh Pagal Hai. Shahid Kapoor married to her long time friend Mira Rajput a few years ago.
The ‘Singham’ famed actress Kajal Aggarwal matched steps with Aishwarya Rai in the movie ‘Kyon Ho Gaya Na’. The film released in the year 2004 and Kajal was seen dancing along with Aish in the song ‘Uljhane’.
Model turned actress Dia Mirza was seen as a background dancer in South Indian films. In title song of the film ‘En Swasa Kaatre’, she played the role of a Background dancer.
Along with Shahid Kapoor, Isha Sharvani also played the role of Background dancer in Taal. She was featured in the song ‘Kahin Aag Lage’.
Daisy Shah, who started her career through ‘Jai Ho’ played the role of background dancer in the film ‘Tere Naam’. She was seen in the song ‘Lagan Laagi’ sung by Sukhwinder Singh.
Sushant Singh Rajput
An engineer turned actor Sushant Singh Rajput also started her career as a Background dancer. However, he was seen in the title song of ‘Dhoom 2’ along with Hrithik Roshan.
Neetu Chandra was seen in ‘Garam Masala’ along with Akshay Kumar and John Abraham. Before getting offers of the film, she worked as a background dancer in a music video ‘Mera Babu Chail Chabila’.
Being a very experienced choreographer, Remo too worked as a background dancer in many films.
Farah Khan is well known for her choreography skills. She also directed some of the films in the Bollywood. But, apart from that she also worked as a background dancer in some films. In this image, she is seen along with Govinda in the song ‘Hum Hain Naujawan’ from the film Sadaa Suhagan, released in 1986.
‘Master Ji’ of Bollywood has trained many celebrities in Bollywood. From Madhuri Dixit to Aishwarya Rai, she gave her best to Bollywood. But before her choreography career, she was seen as a Background dancer in many films. She was seen in the song ‘Aaiye Meharbaan’ from the film Howrah Bridge alongside Ashok Kumar and Madhubala.
Arshad Warsi entered Bollywood as a background dancer, then he became one of the finest actors in the film industry. He was seen in a song ‘Help Me’ from the film ‘Aag Se Khelenge’ alongside Jeetendra and Kimi Katkar.
Sajid Khan also worked in the same song ‘Help Me’ along with Arshad Warsi. In addition, Sajid revealed this fact to everyone.
The National award winning director Anurag Basu left his college for becoming a background dancer. In addition, he revealed that a background dancer gets more than being a junior artist.