Madhuri Dixit is the name that can be taken as a synonym of beauty and elegance in the Bollywood industry. The actress was born on 15th May 1967 in Maharashtra, Mumbai, India. Her sun sign is Taurus. Madhuri Dixit completed her schooling from Divine Child High School of Mumbai and she completed her graduation from Parle College of Mumbai in Micro Biology. She was born in a Brahmin family and her father and mother’ name is Late Shankar Dixit and Snehlata Dixit respectively. Madhuri Dixit has two sisters and one brother named Rupa Dixit, Bharati Dixit and Ajit Dixit respectively. She got married on 17 October 1999 with Shriram Madhav Nene. Madhuri Dixit gave birth to two sons and named them Raayan Nene and Arin Nene. It was rumoured that she had few relationships as well in her career with her co-stars with whom she did most of her movie projects. In this list actors like Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Ajay Jadeja as well.
Madhuri Dixit Favorites From Food to Travel Destinations
She enjoys eating Zunka Bhakar, Kande Pohe, and Modak a lot. Madhuri Dixit’s favourite actors are Gregory Peck, Balraj Sahani, Madhubala, Nargis, Ingrid Bergman. Her favourite colour is orange. She likes reading books a lot. In the list of her favourite books, A Quiver Full of Arrows by Jeffrey archer always tops. To keep her body fit and energetic she likes to enjoy outdoor games as well and she prefers to play Tennis for outdoor gaming. Talking about her favourite travel destinations the Maldives is the destination that she loves to revisit again and again. She is not a big fan of cars but still owes an SUV luxury car.
Madhuri Dixit’s Income
Being a famous actress in the Bollywood industry she has done many projects and won million hearts with her excellence in acting. There was a time when every director wanted Madhuri Dixit in Their movie and every actor wanted to work with her and at that time she maintained a high pay scale for her movies. According to that, her net income can be taken 35$ Million approximately. Her current fees per movie is around 3 to 4 crore.
Best Movie So Far By Madhuri Dixit
She got name and fame through many of her roles that became a milestone in her journey but we all agree there is always a single movie that pops first in our mind when we talk about the best movie so far among all of that hundreds of projects someone has done. In the same way, we agree that Madhuri looked amazing in Devdas where she portrayed her character with the best of her talent and acting skills. Please let us know which movie you like the most of Madhuri Dixit in the comment section with the reason.
Awards & Recognitions won by Madhuri Dixit
In her acting career, she won many awards like Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the movie Dil To Pagal Hai in 1995, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Devdas in 2003, Zee Cine Award for Best Actress for Dil To Pagal Hai in 1998, Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress for Devdas in 2003 and Zee Cine Award for Best Actress in a Supporting role for Lajja in 2002.
To gain such popularity even she never had a short cut. Some certain things helped her to attain the attention of the Legendary production house, Rajshri production. Her kathak dance knowledge and an expressive face made the things into her favour. Abodh(1984) was her debut movie that did not manage to give the expected response. She was more of a stage artist than a camera one. The great artist Madhuri Dixit learned from her mistakes that made her the one who she is today- fearless, proactive, cheerful and polished. Facing a camera and then acting in front of it was certainly a task for her. With her determination and willingness to learn she earned many titles like ‘Living Legend’, ‘Last Empress’, and ‘Dancing Diva’.
Madhuri Dixit- Personification Of Elegance & Talent
She’s not the only Indian actress who earned this much fame and love but with her exceptional talent, she has indeed made a unique place in the hearts of her fan followings. Her admirer believed that she has the ‘Madhubala’, elegant looks of ‘Suchitra Sen’ and the magical persona of sensuous actresses like Vahida Rehman and Vyajantimala and when to comes to showcase her emotions she is incomparable like Meena Kumari. It could be said that she is the best of both worlds even without trying to copy anyone.
The sort of movies she does is a fine example of versatility. Through challenging roles that she played in many movies like daring Pooja’s role in Khalnayak and then a soft-heartened and elegant role in the movie ‘Dil To Pagal Hain’. Then she did some epic roles in her Bollywood career in the movies like ‘Devdas’, ‘Parinda'(1989), Pukar, Kishen Kanhaiyya(1990), Prem Pratigya (1989), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Saajan (1991),’Raja'(1995), Deewana Mujhsa Nahin, Mrityudand, Lajja, Ram Lakhan, Khel, Prem Deewane, Anjaam, Hum Tumhare Hai Sanam, Koyla, Prem Granth and many more. In her acting career, she did many projects with the Directors Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mahesh Bhatt and they admitted that the determination of Madhuri Dixit was purely inexhaustible.
Controversies Related to Madhuri Dixit
# When she was not getting many roles at a point of her career she got chance to work in a movie called ‘Dayavaan’ in which her role was not long enough and she had to make love-making scene with her co-star Vinod Khanna who is 20 years older than her but she agreed to do that scene. In an interview, she agreed that she regrets that she did that movie now. Although her role was short it got great attention from the audience as such sort of scenes were still rare in the Bollywood industry.
# When the Indian government was creating a charge against the ‘Maggie’, they also ordered police to file an EPI against all the actors who have done advertisements for Maggie and promoted the product as a healthy eatable for kids and that includes Madhuri Dixit other than Amitabh Bachhan and Preity Zinta. Later on, she recovered with that charge.
# She has criticized for the keep a steep price of 9-10 crore that she asked to become the Brand Ambassador of Maharashtra Tourism and later on Hrithik Roshan got the offer.
# Madhuri Dixit again came in controversy when the news came out that she first offered the role of Renuka Shahane but her reason for denying for the role was that Mohnish Bahl was not a big star at that time and then she got Salman Khan’s opposite role ‘Nisha’.
After so many controversies this was her acting skills that would be made anyone believe that she is not doing acting but she is the real character. The reason was simply her effortless acting. On the other hand, when it comes to her dancing skills every co-actor used to fill nervous when they needed to shoot a dance scene together. She is a pro in dancing that could give complex to anyone. Many of her dancing songs were choreographed by Saroj Khan and they made an unbreakable Jodi dancer & choreographer’s Jodi at that time. Her grace and beauty made every single gesture of hers so poetic and rhythmic that it is impossible to ignore her when she is on screen.
Interesting Facts About Madhuri Dixit
- She learned dancing at the age of 3 and right from there she started earning recognition for her mesmerizing dance.
- She also worked in a television show in 1984 that never got telecasted. It was rumoured that it did not have an appropriate type of content to show on television.
- Madhuri Dixit worked as a model as well before coming in Bollywood and she did not get success right from the beginning but it took 8 years for her to achieve that incomparable success in the industry. From her first success, she never looked back and made way for her own.
- It’s a dream for any actress in today’s time as well to get a higher fee from the male actor of the movie but Madhuri Dixit got offered higher payment than what was offered to Salman Khan for her movie ‘Hum Apke Hain Kaun’. As per the culture of Bollywood, it seems a really surprising fact to know especially when it comes to Salman Khan but we have to believe it while considering the stardom Madhuri Dixit had at that time.
- One more interesting fact about Madhuri Dixit is that she was a big fan of Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar. She stated in an interview of hers that she is crazy about Sunil Gavaskar and he comes in her dreams too.
- Madhuri Dixit is famous for her graceful and sensuous dance moves. Madhuri Dixit dance moves have always pleased the eyes of the audience. She did her best with every single dance sequence she did in her movies included the song ‘Kahe Chhed Chhed Mohe’ of the movie ‘Devdas’ in which she did not only danced amazingly but she made it look effortless in a 30kg heavy weighted Lehenga.
- Madhur Dixit is the only actress till now who got nominated 13 times in various categories included Best actress and Best supporting actress. This is by far the highest number of award nominations that an Indian actress has attained.
Madhuri Dixit’s Lifestyle
When we adore a celebrity we want to know all about our favourite celebrity and in the same way, all of her followers want to know her every detail about her lifestyle too. Being an epitome of flexibility, grace, and beauty at the age of 52 she still follows a healthy lifestyle. Madhuri Dixit’s lifestyle is a mix of dance, workouts, and healthy food that makes her evergreen beauty.
Madhuri Dixit’s diet doesn’t include any fancy elements but she likes to keep it simple and basic. Instead of heavy food in a single meal, she follows the concepts 5-6 small meals in a day with specific time intervals. She never forgets to include fruits and vegetables in her daily diet. Madhuri Dixit’s daily meals include high contents of important nutrients such as protein, iron, minerals, and vitamins. She likes to keep her meal high protein and low-carb and tries to avoid caffeine as much as possible.
Yoga & Exercise
Madhuri knows the importance of looking presentable while being a part of the industry for such a long period. Just like many other actors and actresses, she doesn’t support going to the gym and getting trained with weights. Besides gymming, she enjoys doing yoga and dance at her home. She enjoys working out with her family.
Madhuri Dixit’s Television Career
Madhuri Dixit judged many television reality shows just because of her great experience in dancing. She became a part of the reality Dance shows like Nach Baliye and judged four seasons of ‘Jhalak Dikhla Ja’ and this is a charming and blossoming personality that rejoice the audience and the participants as well. Madhuri Dixit is famous for many of the dance numbers that she did in her movies like,’Ek Do Teen’, ‘Dola Re Dalo’, ‘Choli Ke Piche Kya Hai’, ‘Mere Piya Ghar Aya’,’Ghaghra’, ‘Saanso Ki Mala Pe’, ‘Dekhe Zara Zara’, ‘Aaja Nach Le’, ‘Badi Mushqil’, ‘Arre Re’ and many more. These legendary dance performances made Madhuri Dixit one of the Best dancers of Bollywood.
Madhuri Dixit has played many roles in her acting career and we all have a certain memory from her certain role. One can relate to Nisha and the other would relate to Pooja. In the same way, if this blog reminds you of any of her roles or movie, don’t forget to share your memory with us in the comment section below.