Madhuri Dixit, Bollywood’s Original Dhak-Dhak Girl

i Dixit, Bollywood's Original Dhak-Dhak Girl

Madhuri Dixit was last seen on the wide screen in 2007, in Yash Raj’s film Aaja Nachle, which didn’t exactly set the box office on fire. Madhuri since then has become happening and high profile with a successful innings on the television screen; she has dropped her long-time manager Rikku Rakeshnath and has had her husband taking on the responsibility of managing her career and has signed on two plum Bollywood projects.

Madhuri Dixit’s Dedh Ishqiya Co-Star Naseeruddin Shah

Madhuri Dixit's Dedh Ishqiya Co-Star Naseeruddin Shah

Madhuri Dixit’s Dedh Ishqiya Co-Star Arshad Warsi

Madhuri Dixit's Dedh Ishqiya Co-Star Arshad Warsi

Madhuri Dixit’s Dedh Ishqiya Co-Star Huma Qureshi

Madhuri Dixit's Dedh Ishqiya Co-Star Huma Qureshi
Her first upcoming film Dedh Ishqiya is the sequel to Vishal Baradwaj’s critically acclaimed and commercially successful film Ishqiya. The film also stars the male actors of the previous film; Naseeruddin Shah who stars opposite her and Arshad Warsi, who stars opposite Huma Qureshi. It is rumoured that Huma replaced Kangana Ranaut, who was the initial choice.

Madhuri Dixit’s Dedh Ishqiya Choreographer Birju Maharaj

Madhuri Dixit's Dedh Ishqiya Choreographer Birju Maharaj

The shooting of the film has already started in Nawab’s city, Lucknow. Other locations for the film include Sitapur among others. Renowned Kathak exponent Birju Maharaj is doing choreography for Madhuri’s dances in the film. Madhuri, as everyone knows, is considered to be one of the best dancers in Bollywood. According to Birju Maharaj, Madhuri’s expressions remind him of yesteryear’s actress, Meena Kumari.

Madhuri Dixit’s Dedh Ishqiya Director Vishal Baradwaj

Madhuri Dixit's Dedh Ishqiya Director Vishal Baradwaj

There was widespread speculation in the media when sometime back the writer and lyricist of the film, Gulzar and Vishal Bharadwaj had to return from Pakistan without getting to shoot a qawwali for the film. Dispelling rumours, both of them stated that it was only Gulzar’s sudden illness that compelled them to come back and no other reason.

Madhuri Dixit’s Film Gulab Gang

Madhuri Dixit's Film Gulab Gang

Madhuri Dixit’s Gulab Gang Co-Star Juhi Chawla

Madhuri Dixit's Gulab Gang Co-Star Juhi Chawla

Madhuri Dixit With Gulab Gang  Director Soumik Sen

Madhuri Dixit With Gulab Gang  Director Soumik Sen

  Madhuri Dixit’s Gulab Gang Co-Star  Mahi Gill

Madhuri Dixit's Gulab Gang Co-Star  Mahi Gill

Madhuri Dixit’s Gulab Gang Co-Star  Shilpa Shukla

Madhuri Dixit's Gulab Gang Co-Star  Shilpa Shukla


produced by Anubahv Sinha and directed by Soumik Sen. This film also stars Juhi Chawla, Mahi Gill and Shilpa Shukla . The film is rumoured to be based on the real life women activist group ‘Gulabi Gang’ led by Sampat Pal, of Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh. Though Anubhav Sinha denies it being any kind of biopic or based on any group, this film too, deals with a gang of six women, who fight against social justice in their villages, with Madhuri playing the character of the leader of the group, Gulabo.

Madhuri Dixit’s Gulab Gang Choreographer Saroj Khan

Madhuri Dixit's Gulab Gang Choreographer Saroj Khan

Saroj Khan will be back to choreographing dances for one of her favourite stars, Madhuri for this film.