Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.


Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence


Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
News18 » Movies
2-min read

Govinda’s Thrusts to Anil Kapoor’s Open Arm Dance: 10 Signature Moves by Bollywood Actors

Here’s a list of 10 such signature steps that we keep going back to during dance sessions.

Vaishali Jain | News18.com

Updated:August 4, 2018, 10:59 AM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
Govinda’s Thrusts to Anil Kapoor’s Open Arm Dance: 10 Signature Moves by Bollywood Actors
Stills from YouTube

What’s the point of being a superstar if fans don’t copy your style and signature moves? From Amitabh Bachchan to Anil Kapoor and Helen to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the stars have always come up with moves that their fans cherish. Here’s a list of 10 such signature steps that we keep going back to during dance sessions.

Amitabh Bachchan: He might not be a great dancer, but he always knew how to charm his audiences. Be it Jumma chumma in Hum or Shava shava in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, he got his game right. Don’t tell me you haven’t copied him even once in life!

Still from YouTube

Shah Rukh Khan: Though his stretched arms are not wooing the audience in the same way they used to in late ‘90s and early ‘2000s, but you can never push him out of the fame. He is still the most impactful romantic actor around.

Katrina Kaif: Remember Sheila ki jawaani? Do you really think any other actor in Bollywood can dance like that? Truth be told, her dance was probably the only good thing about Tees Maar Khan.

Salman Khan: From his walk to his bracelet to his aviators, everything Salman does is a statement. His dancing gives hope to every non-dancer in the world. From his pocket dance in Ready (Dhinka chika) to using towel as a prop in Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (Ek baar jawaani), he knows how to shake his waist and box office.

Mithun Chakraborty: It wouldn't be wrong to say that Mithun brought the disco lights to Bollywood. His trademark pelvic thrust in Jimmy jimmy and Disco dancer paved way to street-dancers making the 80's era go crazy over him.

Madhuri Dixit: When the Indian audience was obsessing over Mithun's pelvic thrust, Madhuri Dixit introduced them to her Dhak dhak moves, a move that was traditionally Indian and erotic. With Saroj Khan as choreographer, Madhuri displayed to the world how sensuous an Indian dancer could be. Did I hear ‘Ouch’?

Still from YouTube

Anil Kapoor: While shooting for Ram Lakhan's Dhina dhin dha, even Anil wouldn't have guessed that his dancing style will become such a craze. From award shows to promotions, the Dhina dhin dha move fits the bill everywhere. With this, you don’t need to learn dance to celebrate an occasion. You just be there and do Dhina dhin dha.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: She is one of those actors who can embody both classical and pop with perfection. Be it her iconic performance in Dola re with Madhuri or the chartbuster Kajra re, she always owns the audience.


Govinda: The dancing Dabbu uncle copied Govinda’s dance after 30 years and became a sensation. Need I say more about one of the moist enjoyable performers of the Hindi cinema? Now go and tune in Aa aa ee from Raja Babu, because this is what a true Govinda fan would do.

Helen: This list would be incomplete without mentioning Helen, the original diva of Hindi films. Much before Jennifer Lopez or Rihana flaunted feathers on their costumes, Helen told the world how it should be done. Numbers like O haseena zulfonwali jane jahan, Mera naam chin chin chu, Yeh mera dil pyaar ka diwana and Aaj ki raat koi aane ko hai have made her our favourite cabaret dancer of all time.​

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results