Madhuri Dixit at the launch of 'Emeralds for Elephants'
|Born||15 May 1967
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Spouse||Dr Shriram Madhav Nene (1999–present)|
Madhuri Dixit (born 15 May 1967) is an Indian actress who appear in Bollywood movies. Dixit has won five Filmfare Awards, four for Best Actress and one for Best Supporting Actress. She holds the record for the highest number of Best Actress nominations (13) at Filmfare. In 2008, she was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award by the Government of India.
Career[change | edit source]
She made her Bollywood debut with the movie Abudh in 1984. Her first breakthrough performance came in 1988, with the movie Tezaab. The movie also established her career in the industry. Since then she has appeared in movies like Dil, Beta, Khalnayak, Raja, Dil To Pagal Hai, Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam, Devdas, Aaja Nachle. She took a break after Devdas to raise her children and made a comeback with Aaja Nachle in 2007.
Personal life[change | edit source]
She is married to Dr. Shriram Madhav.
Awards[change | edit source]
Honors and Recognitions[change | edit source]
- 1997: Kalabhinetri Award by the Government of Andhra Pradesh
- 2001: National Citizen's Award
- 2007: Bollywood's Best Actress Ever
- 2008: Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, by Government of India
- 2008: Honored at IFFLA (Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles)
Awards[change | edit source]
- 1990: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Dil
- 1992: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Beta
- 1994: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Hum Aapke Hain Kaun
- 1994: Star Screen Best Actress Award for Hum Aapke Hain Kaun
- 1995: Star Screen Award Best Actress for Raja
- 1997: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Dil To Pagal Hai
- 1997: Star Screen Award Best Actress for Mrityudand
- 1998: Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Female for Dil To Pagal Hai
- 2000: IIFA Best Actress Award for Pukar
- 2002: Filmfare Best Actress Award for- Devdas
- 2002: Star Screen Best Supporting Actress Award for Devdas
- 2002: Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Female for Lajja
Filmography[change | edit source]
|1988||Khatron Ke Khiladi||Kavita|
|1988||Tezaab||Mohini||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|1989||Prem Pratigyaa||Laxmi||Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1989||Kanoon Apna Apna||Bharathi|
|1989||Paap Ka Ant|
|1989||Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra ||Special appearance in a song||Gujarati film|
|1990||Dil||Madhu Mehra||Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1990||Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin||Anita|
|1990||Jeevan Ek Sangharsh||Madhu Sen|
|1990||Sailaab||Dr. Sushma Malhotra|
|1991||Pyar Ka Devta||Devi|
|1991||Saajan||Pooja||Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1992||Beta||Saraswati||Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1992||Zindagi Ek Jua||Juhi|
|1992||Prem Deewane||Shivangi Mehra|
|1992||Sangeet||Nirmala Devi & Sangeeta|
|1993||Khalnayak||Ganga (Gangotri Devi)||Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1993||Dil Tera Aashiq||Sonia Khanna/Savitri Devi|
|1993||Aasoo Bane Angaarey|
|1994||Anjaam||Shivani Chopra||Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1994||Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!||Nisha Choudhury||Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1995||Raja||Madhu Garewal||Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1995||Yaraana||Lalita/Shikha||Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1996||Raj Kumar||Rajkumari Vishaka|
|1997||Dil To Pagal Hai||Pooja||Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|1998||Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan||Herself (Special appearance)|
|2000||Pukar||Anjali||Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award|
|2000||Gaja Gamini||Gaja Gamini/Sangita/Shakuntala/Monika/Mona Lisa|
|2001||Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke||Neha|
|2001||Lajja||Janki||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2002||Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam||Radha|
|2002||Devdas||Chandramukhi||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2007||Aaja Nachle||Diya||Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award|
References[change | edit source]
- "Madhuri Dixit Biography". http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/madhuri-dikshit-2799.html. Retrieved 25 September 2012.
- Afsana Ahmed & Smrity Sharma (4 May 2008). "Madhuri Dixit recives Padma Shree". Times of India. http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2008-05-04/news-interviews/27774189_1_madhuri-dixit-padma-shri-aaja-nachle. Retrieved 25 September.
- Goldenberg, Suzanne (8 November 1999). "Heartbreak for millions as Indian film idol weds". The Guardian (London). http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/1999/nov/08/bollywood.film. Retrieved 25 Septemeber 2012.
- "Madhuri Dixit: Had I really done all those films?". May 15, 2012. http://www.rediff.com/movies/slide-show/slide-show-1-birthday-special-revisiting-madhuri-dixit/20120515.htm. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
- "Kamangari Kaya Mari Film:Satyavadi Raja Harishchandra - Madhuri Dixit in Gujarati Movie...!!!". 25 Septemeber 2012. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmnPbt9d2LI. Retrieved 15 April 2011.