Actress Madhuri Dixit turns 47
Bollywood's 'Dhak Dhak' girl Madhuri Dixit-Nene, who has charmed over her audience once again with her acting skill, screen presence and dancing talent after her comeback to films, turned 47 years of age on Thursday.
Madhuri made her debut in the silver screen with the film 'Abodh' in 1984 and received wider public recognition with 'Tezaab' in 1988.
She went on to establish herself as one of Hindi cinema's leading actresses, acknowledged for several of her performances, her beauty and her accomplished dancing.
Some of her box-office hits include 'Ram Lakhan' (1989), 'Tridev' (1989), 'Parinda' (1989), 'Dil' (1990), 'Saajan' (1991), 'Beta' (1992), 'Khalnayak' (1993), 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!' (1994) and 'Raja' (1995).
After a relatively low phase, she reinvented herself with the romance 'Dil To Pagal Hai' (1997) and subsequently received critical acclaim for her work in films like 'Mrityudand' (1997), 'Pukar' (2000), 'Lajja' (2001) and 'Devdas' (2002).
In 2002, she took a break from films to raise her children and made a comeback with the musical 'Aaja Nachle' in 2007. The film was highly praised and Madhuri garnered appreciations for not just her acting but for her dance performances as well.
She has last featured in women-centric films like 'Dedh Ishqiya and 'Gulaab Gang'.
The actress has also judged two seasons of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa '.
(Posted on 15-05-2014)