Madhuri Dixit, also known by her married name Madhuri Dixit Nene, is an Indian actress who is known for her work in Hindi cinema. Dixit has been praised by critics for her acting and dancing skills. She has received six Filmfare Awards, four for Best Actress, one for Best Supporting Actress and one special award. She has been nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress a record fourteen times. She was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award, by the Government of India in 2008.
Real Name: Madhuri Shankar Dixit
Nickname: Bubbly and Dhak-Dhak Girl
Date of Birth: 15 May 1967
Age (as in 2017): 50 Years
Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School: Divine Child High School, Mumbai
College: Parle College, Mumbai
Educational Qualifications: Degree in Micro-Biology
Hobbies: Dancing, reading
Father: Late Shankar Dixit
Mother: Snehlata Dixit
Brother: Ajit Dixit
Sister: Rupa Dixit, Bharati Dixit
Physical Stats & Features
Height: 5’ 4”
Weight: 56 kg
Figure Measurements: 36-27-35
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Film Debut: Abodh (1984)
TV Debut: Kahin Na Kahin Koi Hai (2002)
Marital Status: Married on 17 October 1999
Affairs/Boyfriends: Anil Kapoor (Actor, rumour)
Sanjay Dutt (Actor)
Husband: Shriram Madhav Nene (Doctor – Cardiovascular surgeon, m. 1999)
Son- Raayan Nene, Arin Nene
Salary: 3-4 crore/film (INR)
1 crore/episode (INR)
Net Worth: $35 million
Some Interesting Facts about Madhuri Dixit
- Madhuri Dixit Nene enjoys a ride in a self driving car.
- She was reportedly paid Rs 2.75 crores for her role in ‘Hum Aapke Hai Koun’ back in 1994.
- The famous painter, late M.F. Hussain was so fascinated by her beauty, that he watched ‘Hum Aapke Hai Koun’ 67 times and also made his Bollywood debut as a director with ‘Gaja Gamini’ starring Madhuri and SRK in 2000.
- During her college days, she wanted to pursue a career in Microbiology and even completed the course.
- She is the only Bollywood actress to have been nominated 14 times for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. She has received 6 filmfare awards in total.
- She is also the only actress from her time to have been choreographed by the legendary Kathak guru, Pandit Birju Maharaj for ‘Devdas’.