Madhuri Dixit is a popular and one of the highest paid actresses in the Bollywood film industry. Madhuri Dixit is a renowned classical dancer and has won the hearts of tens of millions of fans throughout her acting career.
Madhuri Dixit is an extremely talented actress and has won numerous awards for her role in a career spanning over 40 years, including being awarded India’s 4th-highest civilian award for her immense contribution to the Indian cinema.
Till date, Madhuri Dixit remains one of the most charming and talented actresses in the Hindi film industry. Apart from being a popular actress, Madhuri Dixit is also popular as a judge on a famous TV dance show.
About Madhuri Dixit
|Real Name||Madhuri Shankar Dixit|
|Nicknames||Dhak-Dhak Girl and Bubbly|
|Date of Birth||15th May 1967|
|Age (as of September 2018)||51 years|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|Education Qualifications:||Degree in Micro-Biology from Parle College (Mumbai)|
|Height||5 ft 4"
(163 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||Late Shankar Dixit|
|Husband||Dr. Shriram Madhav Nene
|Net Worth||INR 252,00,00,000
(USD 35 Million)
|Famous for||Abodh (1984), Mohre, Khatron Ke Khiladi, Dayavaan, Tezaab (1988), Vardi, Ram Lakhan, Prem Pratigya, Mujrim, Tridev, Parinda (1989), Kishen Kanhaiya, Dil, Jamai Raja (1990), Saajan, Prahaar (1991), Beta, Khel (1992), Khalnayak, Aansoo Bane Angare (1993), Anjaam, Hum apke Hain Kaun (1994), Raja (1995), Koyla, Dil Toh Pagal Hai (1997), Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan (1998), Pukar, Gaja Gamini (2000), Lajja (2001), Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Devdas (2002), Aaja Nachle (2007), Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani (2013), Dedh Ishqiya, Gulab Gang (2014), Bucket List (2018)|
|First Movie||Abodh (1984)|
|Favorite Food||Zunbka Bhakar, Kanda Poha and Modak|
|Favorite Actors||Balraj Sahni and Gregory Peck|
|Favorite Actresses||Madhubala, Nargis, Ingrid Bergman and Meryl Streep|
|Hobbies||Reading and dancing|
Madhuri Dixit is a beautiful and immensely talented actress who is renowned for appearing in several Hindi cinema’s super hit movies. Ever since her debut in 1984, Madhuri Dixit has won the hearts of her fans and critics as well as numerous awards for her impressive acting skills.
Madhuri Dixit’s age is 51 years as Madhuri Dixit was born on the 15th of May, 1967 in Mumbai. Madhuri Dixit’s height is around 5 ft 4 inches (163 cm) while Madhuri Dixit’s weight is around 56 kg (123 lbs). In her spare time, Madhuri Dixit lists reading and dancing as her hobbies.
Madhuri Dixit’s father was late Shankar Dixit, while Madhuri Dixit’s mother is Snehlata Dixit. Madhuri Dixit’s brother is Ajit Dixit while Madhuri Dixit’s sisters are Bharati Dixit and Rupa Dixit. Before her marriage Madhuri Dixit was rumored to have been in relationships with two popular actors – Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt. However, Madhuri Dixit’s husband is Dr. Shriram Madhav Nene, who is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon based in the US. Madhuri Dixit married Dr. Shriram Madhav Nene in October of 1999. Madhuri Dixit and Dr. Shriram Nene have two lovely children – Raayan Nene and Arin Nene.
Thanks to a career spanning nearly 45 years in the Indian film industry and to her impressive acting talent Madhuri Dixit is considered to be one of the highest-paid Bollywood actresses till date. Madhuri Dixit’s salary per film is around INR 4 crores (USD 555,000) which brings Madhuri Dixit’s net worth to an estimated INR 252 crores (USD 35 Million).
Talking about her impressive acting skills, Madhuri Dixit has been awarded numerous prestigious film awards as well as several global honors and accolades for her contribution to the Indian cinema.
The list of Madhuri Dixit’s Filmfare awards include winning the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award for her role in the super hit movie ‘Dil’ (1991), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award for ‘Beta’ (1993), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award for ‘Hum Apke Hain Koun..!’ (1995), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award for ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’ (1998), the Filmfare Awards’ Best Supporting Actress award for her impressive performance in ‘Devdas’ (2003), as well as winning the Filmfare Special Award for Overall Contribution in 2011.
Madhuri Dixit’s Screen award wins include winning the Screen Awards Best Actress award for her role in ‘Hum Apke Hain Koun..!’ (1995), the Screen Awards’ Best Actress award for ‘Raja’ (1996), the Screen Awards’ Best Actress award for her role in ‘Mrityudand’ (1998), as well as winning the Screen Awards’ Best Supporting Actress award for her role in ‘Devdas’ (2003).
Madhuri Dixit also won the Zee Cine Awards’ Best Actor – Female award for her role in ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’ (1998), and the Zee Cine Awards’ Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female award for her impressive portrayal in ‘Lajja’ (2002).
Apart from these renowned film awards, Madhuri Dixit has also been awarded the Padma Shri award from the Government of India in 2008 for her overall contribution to cinema, after being awarded the National Citizen Award for Overall Contribution in 2001.
Madhuri Dixit’s honors include being awarded the 2011 Giants International Award for Cinematic Achievement, the 2008 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles’ (IIFLA) Tribute award for her role in ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’, the 2011 International Film Festival of India Special Memento for Overall Contribution, the 1997 Kalabhinetri Award for Overall Contribution, the 2012 Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Vishesh Award for Overall Contribution, the 2012 Platinum Diva Award for Overall Contribution, the 2012 Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award, the 1996 Smita Patil Memorial Award for Overall Contribution, the 2012 Star Foundation Celestial Star Award for Overall Contribution and the 2011 Vogue Bollywood Beauty Legend Award for Overall Contribution amongst others.
Interesting Facts About Madhuri Dixit
- Madhuri Dixit is a non-smoker and does not drink alcohol.
- Madhuri Dixit is a trained classical dancer who began learning at the tender age of just 3 years, and has won numerous awards and accolades for her dancing skills in her childhood.
- Prior to entering Bollywood as an actress, Madhuri Dixit was a renowned model, however it took her 8 long years to finally get her big break with the super hit ‘Tezaab’ (1988).
- Surprisingly, Madhuri Dixit was paid even more than Salman Khan for her role in the super-duper hit ‘Hum Apke Hain Koun..!’ (1994).
- Madhuri Dixit’s beauty inspired renowned painter M F Hussain to make the movie ‘Gaja Gamini’ (2000), where she co-starred opposite Shahrukh Khan.
- Madhuri Dixit was appointed as the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in India in 2014.
- Madhuri Dixit holds the record for being the only actress in Bollywood to have been nominated 13 times for the Filmfare Awards’ Best Actress award.
- A lesser known fact about Madhuri Dixit is that apart from being an excellent dancer, Madhuri Dixit has also trained extensively in the martial art of Taekwondo.
- Madhuri Dixit confessed that if she was not an actress she would have become a pathologist or a micro biologist.