There are a lot of journeys that are beautiful and some of the most rewarding. Journeys are the ones when individuals try to make it big in Bollywood. Discussing some current well-known individuals that were relatively unknown behind famous actors, here we are with Bollywood background dancers who became famous celebrities.
Let’s Take A Look At 8 Bollywood Background Dancers Who Are Famous Celebrities Now
1. Kajal Aggarwal
The actress is primarily known for her movies in Telugu and Tamil cinema. She has also done her fair share of Bollywood movies. The actress first actually featured as a background artist in the movie ‘Kyu Ho Gaya Na’ where she played the role of Dia. She can be seen shaking a leg with Aishwarya Rai in the song ‘Pyaar Me Sab Uljhanein Hein’.
2. Daisy Shah
The actress made a Bollywood debut in 2014 opposite Salman Khan with ‘Jai Ho’. She has done multiple Kannada films before she was given the big opportunity. She actually started her career as a background dancer. Daisy can be seen clearly dancing next to Salman Khan in the song ‘Lagan Lage’ and the title song of Masti.
3. Sushant Singh Rajput
An actor that has gained a lot of critical acclaim and commercial success in recent years is Sushant Singh Rajput. The ‘Kai PO Che’ star is known for making a transition from TV to the big screen. But, what a lot of people don’t know is that Sushant was actually a part of a performing arts company. Sushant also performed as a background dancer in the IIFA awards in 2005 and 2006.
4. Dia Mirza
Dia Mirza is primarily known for Bollywood movies including Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, Parinita and Qurban. She also featured as a background artist before her acting career kick started. The actress has appeared as a background dancer in many movies in the starting phase of her career.
5. Shahid Kapoor
One of the most talented actors in the industry is undoubtedly Shahid Kapoor. The Jab We Met and Haider actor also had humble beginnings. The actor who was part of a performing company first featured as a background dancer in the 1997 movie ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ in the song ‘Le Gayi’. Two years later, Shahid appeared in the song ‘Kahin Aag Lage’ in the movie Taal.
6. Arshad Warsi
What a lot of people don’t know about Arshad Warsi is that before he featured in movies as the supporting character, the Munna Bhai and Jolly LLB actor actually style his career as a choreographer and background dancer. In the song ‘Help Me’ from the 1989 movie Aag Se Khelenge, you can clearly see a young Arshad Warsi dancing behind Jitendra.
7. Remo Dsouza
The current well-known choreographer, reality TV judge and director of ABCD also had humble beginnings. Remo Dsouza started his career as a background dancer and is clearly recognizable in the song Meri Mehbooba in ‘Pardes’ dancing behind Shahrukh Khan. He can also be seen dancing in the title song of Aflatoon behind Akshay Kumar.
8. Smriti Irani
The former HRD minister and current minister of textiles Smriti Irani is known for a variety of things. Her work with BJP and highly appreciated character of Tulsi is what majority of media outlets talk about. What a lot of people don’t know is that the former actress also featured as a background dancer for a long time.