Madhuri Dixit is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood films. She is also known as the ‘Dancing Diva’ or ‘Dhak Dhak girl’ of Bollywood. She made her acting debut with the film Abodh in 1984 but earned fame with the movie Tezaab in 1988. She has acted in approximately more than 66 films. She was seen judging &Tv;’s reality show ‘So You Think You Can Dance.’
Madhuri Dixit was born on May 15, 1967 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. 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. She wanted to become a Micro-biologist and also pursued it from Parle College, Vile Parle (East), Bombay but later shifted to acting.
Birth Name : Madhuri Dixit
Nickname : Bubbly
Birthday : May 15, 1967
Age : 50 years
Birth Place : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height : 5’3″
Profession : Actress, Judge
Debut Movie : Abodh (1984)
Marriage : October 17, 1999
Husband : Dr. Sriram Madhav Nene
Children : 2 Kids(Arin Nene and Raayan Nene)
Famous Pairing : Anil Kapoor
Zodiac Sign : Taurus
As per the latest reports, Priyanka Chopra might co-produce a American TV show with Madhuri Dixit-Nene. The show would air on ABC channel.
Madhuri made her acting debut in Rajshri Productions movie ‘Abodh’ in 1984 opposite Bengali actor, Tapas Paul. After going through many flops, she finally attained stardom from the lead role of ‘Mohini’ in N. Chandra’s blockbuster “Tezaab” opposite Anil Kapoor.
She has been the muse of famous Indian painter M.F. Hussain. He made a painting series of her and in 2000 produced a film named ‘Gaja Gamini’ starring Madhuri, which was intended to be a tribute to herself.
She has judged Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Seasons 4, 5, 6 and 7. Madhuri was also involved in playback singing for ‘Devdas’ and ‘Wajood’. She was titled ‘Actress of the Millennium’ in 2000 and also has her name in ‘Guinness Book of Records Millennium’ for highest paid Indian actress.
Ram Gopal Verma paid a tribute to her by making a film titled “Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon”. She has also launched an online dance academy ‘DancewithMadhuri.com’ in 2013.
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Madhuri is a native of Mumbai, India. She was born in a Marathi-speaking Koknastha Hindu Brahmin family to Shankar Dixit and Snehlata Dixit. She has two sisters Rupa and Bharati, and brother Ajit.
Madhuri Dixit broke millions of hearts when she got married to Dr. Sriram Madhav Nene, a Cardiovascular Surgeon on October 17, 1999. He 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. The couple have two kids Arin (age : 13 years) born in March 2003 and Raayan (age : 11 years) born on March 8, 2005.