In Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit is a name to reckon with. She is acknowledged in the entire film industry for her extraordinary screen talent. Today she is celebrating her 47th Birthday. She is one of the few leading ladies of the Bollywood who from her younger days to until now has been admired by the masses for her beauty, acting and dancing skills. Such is her mass appeal that her fans have named a star in Orion Constellation after her.
Very few people know that she wanted to become a microbiologist but destiny brought her to the Hindi film industry. She started her film career 1984 with Abodh but the stardom came to her in 1988 with Tezaab. After that she gave one hit after another (Ram-Lakhan, Tridev, Beta, Khalnayak, Hum AAp Ke Hain Kaun, Dil to Pagal Hai, Mrityudand, and Devdas) and established herself as a leading lady of the Hindi cinema.
Below Madhuri Dixit in Tezaab, performing on the hit Ek do teen song.
She broke millions of hearts when she got married in 1999 to Dr Srinam Nene a Caridiovascular surgeon and moved to Denver. She took a sabbatical from acting after the iconic movie Devdas to give time to her family and returned to small screen in 2002 with a show Kahina Kahi Koi Hai. She restarted her career in Bollywood in 2006 with Aaja Nachle. This year her two movies Dedh Ishqia and Gulaabgang got released.
Madhuri in Devdas
Madhuri holds the highest number i.e. 13 of Best Actress nominations out of which she won four Best Actress filmfare awards. She also got filmfare for the Best Supporting Actress. In addition to that she received special Filmfare award for completing 25 years in the Film Industry. She was felicitated with the prestigious Padma Shri award in 2008. In 2010 she was named in the list of 33 women who made India proud by the economic times and in 2011 she made to the list of top ten Readers Choice: The Greatest Actress of All Time by rediff.com
We wish her many golden years ahead!!!