Making a film is not a job of a single person, a lot of people are involved in making a single movie. From Directors to Actors, from DOPs to background dancers, a lot of people put together their efforts and hard-work so that a masterpiece could be delivered in front of the audience.

But do you know that some of the leading actors that you see today on the screen, started from the bottom but now have reached to the stars.

Here’s a list of the leading actors who started as the background dancers but now are the top actors of bollywood, have a look:

  1. Shahid Kapoor:

Shahid Kapoor’s journey from a background dancer to one of the top actors of Bollywood is known to all. He was a student in Shaimak Dawar’s dance academy. Shahid Kapoor was seen in a few songs from the movie Taal and Dil Toh Pagal Hai as a background dancer.

2. Sushant Singh Rajput:

Everyone knows Sushant Singh Rajput started as a Television actor but no one knows that he actually started as a Background Dancer. Sushant Singh Rajput was seen dancing in the background in the song Dhoom Again from the movie Dhoom2.

3. Dia Mirza:

Dia Mirza became hit for her cute looks and sweet nature. She was loved in the movie, Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, but before she became an actress she was a background dancer.

4. Farah Khan:

The choreographer and director, Farah Khan also started as a background dancer before she became one of the most popular choreographers of Bollywood. She was seen dancing in the background in the song  ‘Hum Hain Naujawan’ from the movie ‘Sadaa Suhagan’.

5.Daisy Shah:

Daisy Shah debuted with the movie Jai Ho with the superstar Salman Khan. Before that she was working as a background Dancer. Daisy Shah was seen dancing in a few songs, one of them being ‘Lagan Lagi’ from the movie Tere Naam.

6. Saroj Khan:

The most renowned and reputed choreographer of Bollywood, Farah Khan also started her journey as a background dancer. She was  dancing in the background in the song ‘Aaiye Meharbaan’ from the film Howrah Bridge with Ashok Kumar and Madhubala.

7. Remo D’Souza:

Everyone knows his struggle, his journey. Remo D’Souza also started as a background dancer. He was seen dancing in the background in the song ‘Zara Tasveer Se Tu’ from the movie Pardes, he was also seen in a few more movies, including Rangeels, which was his first break as a background dancer.

8. Arshad Warsi:

The Jolly of Bollywood. Everyone loves Arshad Warsi for his comic timing. But he started his journey in the world of Bollywood as a background dancer. He was seen dancing behind Jeetendra and Kimi Katkar.

Well, these actors prove that dreams do come true, if you are dedicated and hard-working.

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