Madhuri Dixit

15 May 1967 | Taurus

Actress

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit

Widely regarded as one of the best actresses and dancers in Bollywood, the Queen of Smile, Madhuri Dixit is an Indian actress associated with Bollywood and is also the record six time winner of Filmfare Awards.

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Filmography

12 July 2002Devdas
Chandramukhi

11 February 2000Pukar
Anjali

19 March 1999Aarzoo
Pooja Nath

1 December 1998Wajood
Apoorva Choudhury

7 April 1997Koyla
Gauri

22 March 1996Rajkumar
Rajkumari Vishaka

20 October 1995Yaraana
Lalita / Shikha / Kavita Krishnamurthy / Johnny

22 June 1995Raja
Madhu Garewal

10 August 1994Abodh
Ratna

22 April 1994Anjaam
Shivani Chopra

15 June 1993Khalnayak
Ganga (Gangotri Devi)

1992Sangeet
Nirmala / Sangeetha Mother / Daughter Double role

31 July 1992Khel
Seema

30 September 1991Dharavi
Dreamgirl

30 August 1991Saajan
Pooja Saxena

18 January 1991Khilaaf
Shweta 'Sonu' R. Sangwan

31 August 1990Sailaab
Dr. Sushma Malhotra

22 June 1990Dil
Madhu Mehra

7 July 1989Tridev
Divya Mathur

6 January 1989Vardi
Jaya ( Guest Appearance)

21 October 1988Dayavan
Neela Velhu

Biography

Widely regarded as one of the best actresses and dancers in Bollywood, the Queen of Smile, Madhuri Dixit is an Indian actress associated with Bollywood and is also the record six time winner of Filmfare Awards. Born in Mumbai, Madhuri completed her education from Divine Child High School and studied to be a microbiologist. She had an inclination towards dancing since a very early age,where at the age of three, she started training in kathak and went on to became a professional kathak dancer. Madhuri made her Bollywood debut with the film, Abodh (1984), which was a flop but her performance was well received. She went on to star in a string of flops with Swati (1986), Manav Hatya (1986), Mohre (1987), Hifazat (1987) and Uttar Dakshin (1987) she went on to star in the mega blockbuster film, Tezaab (1988) where her dancing skills were also praised and she received the nomination of Filmfare award for Best Actress. Her success graph started soaring with films like Ram Lakhan (1989), Prem Pratigyaa (1989), Tridev (1989), Parinda ( 1989), Dil (1990) which was a blockbuster and earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. After success in Saajan (1991), her performance in Beta (1992) earned her second Filmfare Award for Best Actress followed by Khalnayak (1993) another blockbuster. After starring against debutant Shah Rukh Khan in the film, Anjaam (1994), she starred in the cult blockbuster, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1995) getting her third Filmfare Award for Best Actress, followed by Raja (1996). After a couple of flops, Madhuri earned critical acclaim for her role in Mrityudand (1997) and Koyla (1997) with the cult musical hit romance film, Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) which earned her fourth Filmfare Award for Best Actress. She received critical acclaim for her role in Pukar (2000) and Lajja (2001) followed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas (2002), where her portrayal of Chandramukhi earned her fifth Filmfare Award, however this time in Supporting Actress category. After a hiatus of five years, Madhuri made her comeback to films with Aaja Nachle (2007) which was panned by the critics and was a flop. After another sabbatical of six years, Madhuri appeared in a song in the film, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) followed by lead roles in Dedh Ishqiya (2014) and Gulaab Gang (2014) which remains her last film appearance. Madhuri also appeared on television for a long stint, initially as the host of the show, Kahin Na Kahin Koi Hai (2002) and later as the judge of reality dance show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2010-14) for which she won the Best Non-fiction TV judge award in 2012 and 2013. Apart from acting and reality shows, Madhuri opened her dance academy through an online website, Dance With Madhuri (2013) and is an active participant in stage shows owing to her prolific dancing. With such an illustrious career, apart from Filmfare and Colors Golden Petal Awards, Madhuri is the recipient of many awards like Giants International Award, IFFLA Tribute Award, Filmfare Special Award, IFFI Award, Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award, National Citizen Award, Platinum Diva Award, Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award and the Padma Shri Award, Madhuri is married to Dr Shriram Madhav Nene (1999-present), a cardiovascular surgeon from Los Angeles, California, and moved to Denver after her marriage staying there for a decade. However, they moved back to Mumbai in 2011. Together, they are bless with two sons, Arin and Raayan.

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