Madhuri’s complete name is Madhuri Shankar Dixit, but she is called ‘Bubbly’ by her near and dear ones. She should be officially called Padma Shri Madhuri Dixit as she was awarded the title in 2008 by the Indian Government.
The Indian Beauty
As a child, Madhuri was a student of Divine Child High School and later she joined the Parle College to study to be a microbiologist.
Madhuri’s height is a moderate 5′ 4″ (1.63 m). She is a complete Marathi Mulgi and comes from a Koknastha Brahmin family; her parents are Shankar and Snehlata, and siblings are Rupa , Bharati, and brother, Ajit.
The Crowd Favourite
She is a trained Kathak dancer and is considered by many to be the best dancer in Bollywood. She tries to continue her riyaaz even now.
The Dancing Queen
She has a melodious voice and has also sung in the movies ‘Devdas’ and ‘Wajood’.
The Dhak Dhak Girl
She was first seen on the big screen as a slim young girl in the Rajshri Productions’ movie ‘Abodh’. She has since then acted in more than 66 movies.
Grace and Dignity
Madhuri has the maximum number of Filmfare nominations; a record 13 times, She is the winner of many awards for her superb performances in the movies ‘Beta’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’, ‘Dil’, ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’, ‘Devdas’, ‘Raja’, ‘Mrityudand’, and ‘Lajja’.
Madhuri is still known today for her million dollar smile. Her smile has captured the hearts of millions movie goers and continues to do so.
With the Million Dollar Smile
Madhuri is married to Dr. Shriram Madhav Nene, a cardiovascular surgeon. She was almost 35 years old when she had her first son, Arin and two years later at the age of 37 she had her second son, Raayan.
The Complete Woman
Madhuri Dixit has also been lucky to bed the muse of the famous late M.F.Husain, who declared himself obsessed by her. He made a series of paintings of her, and also brought out the not-so-successful Gaja Gamini starring Madhuri herself, as a tribute to her.