Top 10 Best Dancers in Bollywood (Male & Female)

Bollywood flicks are incomplete without music complemented with professional dance moves. From classical to contemporary, dancers in Bollywood have enthralled the audience all over the world. While some professional dancers have become highly popular due to their moves in Bollywood numbers, some actors and actresses are equally known for their dancing skills. Let’s look at the top 10 most acclaimed dancers in Bollywood.

1. Prabhu Deva

Prabhu Deva

Prabhu Deva is synonymous with dancing due to his exceptional dancing skills. His unique style is a blend of classical Indian and Western dancing forms. He is an accomplished dancer, choreographer, actor, and director. Deva was famous for his dancing skills in the song sequences Mukabla and Urvasi Urvasi in the 1994 romantic drama Kadhalan. Prabhu Deva has two National Awards for Best Choreography and a Padmashree Award. He has also directed many movies like Rowdy Rathore, Wanted, and Rajkumar.

2. Hrithik Roshan


Hrithik Roshan is known not only for his exceptional good looks, which have earned him the nickname of Greek God, and his acting skills but also for his remarkable dancing performances in several movies. He is among the best dancers in Bollywood and has a natural talent for dancing. Roshan first captivated the audience with his dance moves in his debut film’s iconic track, Ek Pal Ka Jeena. After that, he continued to impress the audience with his dancing skills in many other popular tracks, including Dhoom Again, Main Aisa Kyun Hoon, Bang Bang and Ghungroo.

3. Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi is a Canadian dancer and actress widely known for her sizzling and sensual moves. She has become a top dancer within a short period of entering Bollywood. Fatehi debuted in Bollywood by featuring the recreated version of the song Dilbar in the movie Satyamev Jayate, which crossed 20 million views on YouTube within the first 24 hours of its release. Her other superhit performances include Chhor Denge, Nach Meri Rani, and Garmi.

4. Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif is among the highest-paid Bollywood actresses with a huge fan following. She has several awards in her kitty, including four Cine Awards and four Zee Cine Awards, apart from three Filmfare nominations. However, Kaif is not only known for her beauty and acting skills but also for her dancing skills. Some of her popular dance numbers include Chikni Chameli, Ishq Shava, Afghan Jalebi, Sheila Ki Jawani, and Kamli.

5. Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit is a trained Kathak dancer and holds iconic status for dancers in India and abroad, even in 2024. She debuted in Bollywood in 1984 and went on to enthrall the audience with her acting and exceptional dancing skills. Some of her legendary dance numbers include Choli Ke Peeche, Dhak Dhak Karne Laga, Ek Do Teen, and Aaja Nachle. Dixit has won 6 Filmfare Awards and holds the record of 17 Filmfare nominations.

6. Shahid Kapoor


Shaheed Kapoor is known as much for his impeccable dancing skills, acting, and good looks. He is a trained dancer and learned dancing from the famous choreographer Shiamak Dawar. Kapoor started his career as a background dancer and featured in the dance number Dil Toh Pagal Hai before becoming an accomplished actor. However, his flair for dancing made him a top dancer as well. His popular dance numbers include Dhating Nach, Mauja Mauja, Nagada, and Gandi Baat.

7. Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff

Tiger Shroff entered the entertainment industry in 2012 and soon grabbed attention due to his impressive physique, daring stunts, and excellent dancing skills. He continues to impress the audience with his dance moves, from his debut in Heropanti to his latest release, Baghi 3. Some of his popular dance numbers include Jai Jai Shivshankar and Whistle Baja.

8. Malaika Arora

Malaika Arora

Malaika Arora is aged 48 but continues to feature among the best dancers in Bollywood due to her ability to deliver excellent dancing performances and her high fitness levels. She first shot to fame with her dance moves on a train in the song Chaiya Chaiya opposite Shahrukh Khan. Proficient in freestyle, salsa, and many other dance styles, Arora has appeared in many hit dance numbers, including item numbers.

9. Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan is one of the highest-paid Bollywood actors. He starred in eleven consecutive box office hits from 2012 to 2018. Apart from acting, Dhawan is also popular for his dancing skills. His dance performances in songs such as Badri Ki Dulhania, Manma Emotion Jaage, and Saturday Saturday cemented his fame as a top dancer. Also his roles in dance-centric films like ABCD 2 and Street Dancer 3D showcased his exceptional talent.

10. Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is known for his cute looks and acting prowess and is appreciated for his energetic dance performances. His towel dance in the movie Saawariya continues to thrill the audience. His other popular dance numbers include Balam Pitchkari, Badtameez Dil, and Galti Se Mistake.

These talented dancers have not only entertained audiences but have also set new benchmarks in Bollywood with their dedication and passion for dance. Their performances continue to inspire and captivate fans worldwide.

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