Dance numbers in Bollywood are not new. Filmmakers have been following the trend decades after decades and have offered some of the best dance numbers and songs to the audience. Versatile actors and dancing divas from the golden era like Helen, Bindu, Padma Khanna, Aruna Irani amongst many others have graced many films and took the audience by surprise. Belly dancing is not new to the Bollywood industry. Many prominent actresses from Bollywood embraced this dance form that originated from Middle Eastern countries and has performed gracefully. Let us look at some of the actresses who stunned us with their belly dancing skills.
Katrina Kaif – Song: Mashallah
This leggy lass with a pretty face has come a long way in Bollywood. The beautiful actress is a wonderful dancer. Katrina surprised the audience by performing a belly dance to the song ‘Mashallah’ in Ek Tha Tiger. The video song became super success owing to her dance performance and catchy tunes. This proves that Katrina is not only a talented actress but also a remarkable dancer.
Rani Mukherjee – Song: Aga Bai
Rani Mukherjee is one of the finest actresses of Bollywood. Apart from her power-packed acting in films, she is known for her dancing skills. Rani surprised the audience with her belly dance moves in the song ‘Aga Bai’ from Aiyya. This was her first attempt in belly dancing and she stunned everyone with her looks and performance.
Nora Fatehi – Song: Dilbar
The self-taught Indo American dancer and actress Nora Fatehi is immensely popular on various social platforms due to her dance videos which she keeps posting periodically. Her latest song Dilbar from the film Satyamev Jayate created history for being India’s fastest song to hit the 20 million mark in 24 hours. Not only is Nora looking gorgeous, but she has nailed the choreography with some classic belly dancing moves and it’s a total delight to watch the video.
Mallika Sherawat – Song: Mayya Mayya
The hot dare to bare actress Mallika Sherawat, who gained popularity with her films like Murder and Khwahish, is also best remembered for her dance number ‘Mayya’ from the film Guru. She looked ravishing hot and pulled off belly dancing moves stunningly best. The video and the song was a smash hit when released and till date is best remembered for Mallika looking attractive and charming while performing to the song.
Deepika Padukone – Song: Lovely
One of the top contenders of Bollywood, actress Deepika Padukone surely knows how to increase her fan base. Other than being a brilliant actor, Deepika is also a trained dancer. While performing to the song ‘Lovely’ from Happy New Year, she not only stunned the audience with her belly dance moves but proved nothing is impossible for this leggy actress.