Deepika Padukone debuted with Shah Rukh Khan opposite Om Shanti Om. The movie about song and dance and movies gave Deepika an excellent platform to show off her dancing skills. Not just that movie, most of her other movies have stellar performances and absolutely stunning dance performances from her.

Here’s a list of the Top 5 Deepika Padukone Dance Performances

  • Deewani Mastani (Bajirao Mastani)

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and  Priyanka Chopra were part of the smash-hit Bajirao Mastani. In the movie, real-life couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone played the historical characters of Bajirao Peshwa and his second wife, Mastani. Of course, there’s a lot of family politics and real-life politics depicted in this movie. This song, Deewani Mastani is one of the strongest storytelling points, where Deepika’s character breaks norms and makes a statement of her own. Watch this song for Deepika’s amazing dance skills and her ability to perform to music.

  • Nagada Dhol (Goliyon ki Raas-Leela)

Deepika Padukone is famous among her fans for intense performances and her dance sequences that tell a story along with entertaining the audience, Like Deewani Mastani in Bajirao, Nagada Dhol also tells the story of brave, unrequited love in the time of a gang war. Deepika Padukone dances to her heart’s content, while the young man from a warring group, none other than Ranveer Singh, watches on.

Some more Best Deepika Padukone Dance Performances

  • Ghoomar (Padmaavat)

Padmaavat might be the most controversial movie that Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh were part of. When the movie released, though, it was the tenth highest-grossing Bollywood movie of all time. Since it was a Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie, the opulent sets and the fantastic production values were the talk of the town – and so were Deepika Padukone’s dance performances, like the one in Ghoomar.

  • Dum Maaro Dum (Dum Maaro Dum)

This was one of the earlier movies of Deepika Padukone.  Even then, one knew that she showed off her excellent dance skills to add to the stunning performances. Dum Maaro Dum was some energetic, intense dance choreography with sharp lyrics, and Deepika came through a star even in this one.

Dhum Taana

Dhum Taana was a song for the ages and had several unique aspects to it. One, audiences rarely saw a song on this level. Second, the CGI was something of a landmark in Bollywood. Thirdly, it was a story-telling song, which is a unique aspect of Bollywood.

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