Bollywood’s Dhak- Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit turns 51 today. Born on 15 May 1967, Madhuri’s magic is still persists in the industry. Currently, she is in the news regarding her upcoming Marathi film ‘Bucket List’. Apart from this, she will be seen with Anil Kapoor in ‘Total Dhamal’ too.
Well, if we talks about Madhuri’s career than it won’t be wrong to say that her career is full of struggle. Not many people knows that Madhuri had no interest in joining films initially. She received a degree in Microbiology and wanted to become a microbiologist or a pathologist.
Madhuri attended Divine Child High School and Mumbai University and studied to be a microbiologist. She has always desired dance since the age of 3 and went on to practice the art of Kathak and later on to become a trained professional Kathak dancer.
Though Madhuri made her debut in 1984 with a Rajshri Productions film called Abodh, she had to wait for another four years before success came knocking at her doorstep. With Tezaab (1988), she had arrived. Her dazzling smile, classic Indian good looks, spectacular dancing skills and effortless acting made her a stand-out performer. Her song in the same film ‘Ek Do Teen’ was a chart-buster and is still considered among bollywood classics. After Tezaab, Madhuri never seen back and gave back-to-back hit films.
If we talks about her relationships, than Madhuri’s name was linked with Anil Kapoor. After the astounding success of the movie, Madhuri and Anil shared a sizzling chemistry on-screen and according to reports, their off-screen chemistry was great too! After ‘Tezaab’, they starred in a string of hits like ‘Ram Lakhan’, ‘Jamai Raja’, ‘Kishen Kanhaiya’ and ‘Beta’ to name a few.
After Anil Kapoor, Madhuri’s sizzling chemistry with Sanjay Dutt mesmerized audiences. Apparently, their fondness for each other grew on the sets of ‘Saajan’. Fortunately, the success of the movie helped them to boost their relationship. However, Madhuri’s father objected over this bond since Sanjay was already married to Richa Sharma. Richa was battling cancer in the US and Madhuri lent Sanju a friendly shoulder during this trying time. Crew members alleged that she often visited him on his films sets and they would spend hours with each other. Nevertheless, Sanjay’s TADA arrest took the relationship to its unfortunate end.
Madhuri Dixit got married to Shriram Madhav Nene on 17 October 1999. Shriram is a cardiovascular surgeon from Los Angeles, California. They have two sons, Arin and Rayaan.
She gained much popularity in the small screen with her appearance as a judge in “jhalak dikhlaja” which scored a lot of TRP for the channel.
She launched her own virtual dance academy where users can login to upload their dance videos, learn different dance forms and also participate in contests.