Bollywood Female Actors Who Worked As Background Dancers In Bollywood

It’s not at all easy to make a successful career in Bollywood and one has to go through a lot of difficulties to survive in the industry. Specially if you are woman you have to work a lot harder. You might be surprised to know that there are several female actors who started their career in bollywood as a background dancers in movie songs . They initally worked in bollywood films as a background dancers but due to their hard work they are now big stars in bollywood.

Here is a list of these Bollywood Female Actors Who Worked As Background Dancers In Bollywood


1. Dia Mirza

Former Miss Asia Pacific turned Bollywood actress 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.

2. Daisy Shah

At start of her carrier she worked as an assistant to choreographer Ganesh Acharya in films like Zameen and Khakee. She also worked as background dancer on song ‘Lagan Lagi’ in Salman Khan’s film ‘Tere Naam’.

3. Saroj Khan

The veteran Saroj Khan, who was the genius behind the ‘latkas and jhatkas’ of Madhuri Dixit, also started her career as a background dancer in Bollywood films. In the famous song ‘Aaiye Meharbaan’ from the Ashok Kumar and Madhubala film Howrah Bridge Saroj Khan was seen dancing in the backdrop dressed as a guy.

4. Farah Khan

Farah khan best known for her choreographic dance work in numerous Bollywood films. At start of her bollywood carrier she worked as a background dancer in films. She was seen along with Govinda in the song Hum Hain Naujawan from the film Sadaa Suhagan.

5. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is currently one of the biggest bollywood actress. She started her journey as a model and has also worked as a background dancer in bollywood film songs.