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 at Bollywood celebs who started their career as background dancers!
1. Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor is an Indian film actor, who is popular in bollywood. Shahid started his career by appearing in music videos and advertisements. He made his appearance in songs like ‘Kahin Aag Lage Lag Jaye’ of Taal, ‘Mujhko Hui Na Khabar’ of Dil Toh Pagal Hai.
2. Daisy Shah
Before venturing into films as a leading lady, actress Daisy Shah had worked as an assistant to choreographer Ganesh Acharya for 10 years. Her first appearance in films was in the song ‘Lagan Lagi’ which was featured on superstar Salman Khan. Further, she also appeared on the title track of film ‘Masti’ and ‘Rockstar’ song from Akshay Kumar’s ‘Humko Deewana Kar Gaye’.
3. Sushant Singh Rajput
Not everyone knows that Sushant Singh Rajput too was a background dancer with choreographer Shiamak Davar before he became an actor. Sushant used to dance as part of Shiamak Davar’s dance company. He was seen in the title song of ‘Dhoom 2’ along with Hrithik Roshan. Sushant in fact has even performed as a background dancer with Aishwarya Rai, Preity Zinta etc in his dancing days. Today, he become a famous Indian film and television actor.
4. Dia Mirza
Model turned actor Dia Mirza was seen as background dancer in South Indian films. She was seen in the song of the film ‘En Swasa Kaatre’. In the song, she played a background dancer.
5. Arshad Warsi
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.