Bollywood Male 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. Making a successful career in the industry was not everyone’s cup of tea. You might be surprised to know that there are several superstars 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 Male Actors Who Worked As Background Dancers In Bollywood.


1. Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor was interested in dance from an early age and at the age of 15, he joined Shiamak Davar’s dance institute  as a student there, Shahid Kapoor appeared as a background dancer in the films Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and Taal (1999) in which Shiamak Davar served as choreographer.

2. Shushant Singh Rajput

When Sushant Singh Rajput Studying in Delhi College of Engineering, Rajput enrolled himself in Shiamak Davar’s dance classes. He featured as a background dancer in the Dhoom Again song of Dhoom 2 and in Ashwariya Rai’s performance at the closing ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

3. Ranveer Singh

Before debut in yash raj film Band Baaja Baaraat. He worked as a background dancer in ‘It’s Magic’ song from Koi Mil Gaya and in ‘Bole Chudiyan’ song from ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam’.

4. Remo D’Souza

Remo D’Souza is a famous Choreographer in Bollywood films and music videos. At start of his carrier he worked as background dancer. He has worked as a background dancer for several songs including Meri Mehbooba from Shah Rukh’s Pardes.

5. Arshad Warsi

Arshad Warsi entered in Bollywood as a choreographer but he also worked as background dancer in a song ‘Help Me’ from the film ‘Aag Se Khelenge’ alongside Jeetendra and Kimi Katkar.