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Madhuri Dixit, Bollywood Actress
Madhuri Dixit, the Bollywood actress, has gained a special place in the entertainment world with her ravishing persona, enchanting performances and unmatched dancing. Apart from being the winner of several awards, she holds the record of having the highest number of Filmfare Best Actress Award nominations.
 Madhuri Dixit, Bollywood ActressMadhuri Dixit, one of the most graceful and talented Bollywood actresses, has successfully established a distinct identity on the silver screen. Considered as one of the biggest stars in the Hindi Film Industry, Madhuri Dixit has ruled the silver screen throughout the late 1980s and 1990s. Although she made her cinematic debut with the film Abodh, she gained recognition in the celluloid industry with the film Tezaab. Apart from gaining a prominent place amongst the leading actresses of the country, Madhuri Dixit has also enchanted the silver screen with her mesmerizing persona and phenomenal dancing skills.

Early Life of Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit was born on 15 May 1967 in Mumbai, India. She was born as Madhuri Shankar Dixit to Shankar and Snehlata Dixit, of a Marathi Brahmin family. Dixit got educated at the attended Divine Child High School and University of Mumbai and wanted to be a microbiologist. She has been trained in Kathak.

Film Career of Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit made her acting debut in Abodh in 1986. After a few roles where she played supporting caste, she shot to limelight with the film Tezaab in 1988. Madhuri Dixit, Bollywood ActressShe then went on to become the queen of Bollywood with huge box-office hits with films such as Ram Lakhan in 1989, Parinda in 1989, Tridev in 1989 and others. The decade of 1990s saw few of her finest movies of Bollywood. Madhuri starred in the Bollywood blockbusters Dil (1990) with Aamir Khan, Saajan (1991) with Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt, Beta (1992) with Anil Kapoor, Khalnayak (1993) with Sanjay Dutt, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun (1994) with Salman Khan, Anjaam (1994) with Shahrukh Khan and finally Dil To Pagal Hai happened in 1997 with Shahrukh Khan. She also appeared in MF Hussain's Gaja Gamini which was his ode to womanhood. In the following years she starred in a number of Bollywood flicks including Wajood, Aarzoo, Pukar, Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam and many others in which she proved her dramatic versatility by delivering unparallel performances and earning critical and commercial acclamations. In 2002, she starred in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's runaway success Devdas with Shahrukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai. The film was featured at the Cannes Film Festival.

Later Madhuri Dixit took a break from movies and made her comeback in 2006 with the movie Aaja Nachle. Even after a long break, the actress managed to gather huge appreciations for her heart touching performance. She also appeared in the movies Bombay Talkies, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Dedh Ishqiya.

Television Career of Madhuri Dixit
Apart from Bollywood, in 2004, Madhuri Dixit anchored a match-making television show Kahina Kahi Koi Hai which was aired on Sony Entertainment. She also appeared as a judge of the dance reality show Jahlak Dikhlaja 4. In the following two years she rejoined the show for seasons 5 and 6. Apart from these she has also appeared in several other television shows as guest.

Madhuri Dixit, Bollywood Actress Other Ventures of Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit has also been involved with humanitarian activities. She performed in NDTV Toyota Greenathon in 2009 for creating awareness about environmental issues. In 2011 she spent an evening with at an ashram in Trimbakeshwar with 75 orphanage kids of farmers and celebrated the birthdays of two of them. She is also a patron for "Emeralds for Elephants", which is a charity project for conserving Asian elephants and other endangered species, and a Goodwill Ambassador. In the year 2012, on World Cancer Day, she interacted with cancer affected children.

Achievements of Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit has been the winner of 6 Filmfare Awards, 4 Star Screen Awards and 2 Zee Cine Awards for her exceptional performances in various films. She also holds the record of having the highest number of Best Actress nominations, 13, in Filmfare Awards. She has also been conferred Giants International Award, Kalabhinetri Awards, Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Vishesh Award, National Citizen Award, Platinum Diva Award, Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award, Smita Patil Memorial Award, Star Foundation Celestial Star and Vogue Bollywood Beauty Legend Award for her commendable contribution to the entertainment world. In 2008 she was honoured with Padma Shri Award for her contribution to Indian cinema.

Personal Life of Madhuri Dixit
In 1999, Madhuri Dixit married Shriram Madhav Nene, a UCLA-trained cardiovascular surgeon and has two sons, Arin and Raayan.

Filmography of Madhuri Dixit
Movie Year
Abodh 1984
Awara Baap 1985
Swati 1986
Manav Hatya 1986
Mohre 1987
Hifazat 1987
Uttar Dakshin 1987
Khatron Ke Khiladi 1988
Dayavan 1988
Tezaab 1988
Vardi 1989
Ram Lakhan 1989
Prem Pratigyaa 1989
Ilaaka 1989
Mujrim 1989
Tridev 1989
Kanoon Apna Apna 1989
Parinda 1989
Paap Ka Ant 1989
Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra 1989
Maha-Sangram 1990
Kishen Kanhaiya 1990
Izzatdaar 1990
Dil 1990
Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin 1990
Jeevan Ek Sangharsh 1990
Sailaab 1990
Jamai Raja 1990
Thanedaar 1990
Pyar Ka Devta 1991
Khilaaf 1991
100 Days 1991
Pratikar 1991
Saajan 1991
Prahaar 1991
Beta 1992
Zindagi Ek Jua 1992
Prem Deewane 1992
Khel 1992
Sangeet 1992
Dharavi 1993
Sahibaan 1993
Khalnayak 1993
Phool 1993
Dil Tera Aashiq 1993
Aasoo Bane Angaarey 1993
Anjaam 1994
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! 1994
Raja 1995
Yaraana 1995
Paappi Devataa 1995
Prem Granth 1996
Raj Kumar 1996
Koyla 1997
Mahaanta 1997
Mrityudand 1997
Mohabbat 1997
Dil To Pagal Hai 1997
Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan 1998
Wajood 1998
Aarzoo 1999
Pukar 2000
Gaja Gamini 2000
Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke 2001
Lajja 2001
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam 2002
Devdas 2002
Aaja Nachle 2007
Bombay Talkies 2013
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani 2013
Dedh Ishqiya 2014

(Last Updated on : 28/01/2014)
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