Madhuri Dixit WikiMadhuri Dixit is an Indian film actor who appears in Bollywood films. She is known as the 'Dancing Diva of Bollywood' or 'Dhak Dhak girl' after her dance perfomance in the movie Beta opposite Anil Kapoor. She continues to rule millions of hearts with her lovely smile, gorgeous looks and superb dance moves. She made her acting debut with Abodh in 1984 but earned fame with the movie Tezaab in 1988. Not only dance she has displayed superb chemistry with other stars too including Aamir Khan. With each and every act or role given to Madhuri, she was seen delivering it with full efforts and still she is counted in the one of the dynamic actresses of Bollywood. Madhuri was seen making her come-back with the sequel Dedh Ishqiya in 2014 and then in the same year she was seen along with Juhi Chawla in the women oriented film Gulaab Gang. She currently is one of the judges of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa - 7.
BiographyMadhuri Dixit was born on May 15' 1967 in a Marathi-Brahmin family to Shankar and Snehlata Dixit. She attended Divine Child High School and later graduated from Mumbai University. From her childhood itself she had a passion for dance and from that very age she started to learn dancing. She is an accomplished Kathak dancer which also helped her to dance extraordinarily in films like 'Tezaab', 'Dil', 'Dil Toh Pagal Hai' and several other hits. She wanted to become a Micro-biologist and also pursued it from Parle College, Vile Parle (East), Bombay. After making her debut she acted in approximately 66 films. She has been in hits like Ram Lakhan, 100 days, Khalnayak, Hum Apke Hain Kaun, Devdas and many more.
Most Loved Indian ActressMadhuri Dixit was also involved in playback singing for 'Devdas' and 'Wajood'. She has won 12 awards from constituting Filmare, Star Screen and Zee for her performance in movies. Madhuri was titled 'Actress of the Millennium' in 2000 and also has her name in 'Guinness Book of Records Millennium' version highest paid Indian actress. Even after turning near fifties her real age seems to be just 30. Ram Gopal Verma paid a tribute to her by making a film titled "Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon".
Personal ProfileBirth Name : Madhuri Dixit
Nickname : Bubbly
Birthday : May 15, 1967
Age : 47 years
Birth Place : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height : 5'3"
Educational Qualification : Micro-biologist course from Bombay's Parle College Profession : Actress, Judge
Debut Movie : Abodh (1984)
Marriage : October 17' 1999
Husband : Dr. Sriram Madhav Nene
Children : 2 Kids(Arin Dixit and Raayan Dixit)
Famous Pairing : Anil Kapoor
Zodiac Sign : Taurus
FamilyMadhuri is a native of Mumbai, India. She was born in a Marathi-speaking Koknastha Hindu Brahman family to Shankar Dixit and Snehlata Dixit. She has two sisters Rupa and Bharati, and brother Ajit.
Online Dance AcademyActing may have been her calling card, but it is dance that has kept Madhuri Dixit going. The actress, who gave a new dimension to her passion by launching an online dance academy 'DancewithMadhuri.com' in 2013, success has now encouraged her to revamp the website. She said, "We are revamping the website and upgrading the whole system. Plus, we are adding a lot of new elements like heart rate monitor, a combination of dance and exercise to get people to stay in shape and much more. People often ask me how I stay fit and I always say it's dance. Not everybody thinks that they are dancers and they want to learn dance, but they would love to dance to keep themselves fit."
CareerMadhuri made her acting debut in Rajshri Productions' movie 'Abodh' in 1984 opposite Bengali actor, Tapas Paul. The film failed to be a hit but Madhuri earned positive reviews from critics. After going through many flops later, she finally attained stardom from the lead role of 'Mohini' in N. Chandra's blockbuster "Tezaab" opposite Anil Kapoor and also became that year's highest grossing film.
She has been the muse of famous Indian painter M.F. Hussain. He got so fascinated by Madhuri's role in 'Hum Aapke Hain Kaun' that he watched it 67 times. He made a painting series of her and in 2000 produced a film named 'Gaja Gamini' starring her, which was intended to be a tribute to Dhak Dhak girl herself. In 2007, he went to book entire theatre to see her comeback movie 'Aaja Nachle'. Recently, she entrepreneured for her new innovative venture called "Online Dance Class". She has been the judge for Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Seasons 4, 5, 6 and currently judging Season 7.
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Marriage/HusbandThe Dhak Dhak girl of bollywood, Madhuri Dixit broke millions of hearts when she got married to Dr. Sriram Madhav Nene, a Cardiovascular Surgeon on October 17' 1999. Sriram Madhav Nene was a surgeon in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. After marriage Dixit moved to Denver, U.S. with her husband where he used to practice, for almost a decade. In October 2011, Madhuri again shifted back to her origin Mumbai along with Sriram and kids.
ChildrenMadhuri Dixit and Dr. Sriram Madhav Nene have two kids Arin (age: 10 years) born in March 2003 and Raayan (age: 8 years) born in March 2005.
Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 7Madhuri made her comeback on small screen with Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa dance reality show on Colors channel. She was the judge for the show's last 3 seasons.
Begum Para in Dedh IshqiyaMadhuri was seen on the big screen in a lead role after a long gap of seven years making an impressive attempt showcasing the life of fading begum named 'Begum Para' in the film. Dedh Ishqiya. Her chemistry with actress Huma Qureshi got more appreciation than her chemistry with Naseeruddin Shah.