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Madhuri Dixit

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Madhuri Dixit
Date of Birth : 15 May 1967
Time Birth : 06:15 PM
Birth Place : Mumbai
Zodiac Sign : Taurus
Profession : Actor
Personality Scope

Madhuri Dixit Nene (born 15 May 1967) is an Indian actress, producer and television personality. She holds a Degree in Micro-Biology, from Parle College, Mumbai. She is One of the most popular leading ladies of Hindi cinema.

Career scope

Dixit made her acting debut in 1984 with a leading role in the drama Abodh. After a few successive commercially failed films, she had her breakthrough with the action-romance Tezaab (1988) and established herself with starring roles in the top-grossing romantic dramas Dil (1990), Beta (1992), Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), and Dil To Pagal Hai (1997). She won four Best Actress awards at the Filmfare Awards for her performances in them. Her other commercially successful films during this period include Ram Lakhan (1989), Tridev (1989), Thanedaar (1990), Kishen Kanhaiya (1990), Saajan (1991), Khalnayak (1993), and Raja (1995). Dixit also earned praise for her dramatic performances in the crime film Parinda (1989), the romantic dramas Prem Pratigyaa (1989) and Devdas (2002), receiving the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for the latter, the thrillers Anjaam (1994) and Pukar (2000), and the social dramas Mrityudand (1997) and Lajja (2001). Following a sabbatical from acting in 2002, Dixit starred in the musical Aaja Nachle (2007), and worked intermittently in the next decade, gaining an appreciation for her starring roles in the black comedy Dedh Ishqiya (2014) and the Marathi comedy-drama Bucket List (2018). Her highest-grossing release came with the adventure comedy Total Dhamaal (2019).

Achievements scope

She has appeared in more than 70 Bollywood films. Noted by critics for her beauty, dancing skills, and strong characters, Dixit's early career was shaped up mostly by romantic and family dramas before she expanded her repertoire. Her accolades include six Filmfare Awards from a record of 17 nominations. In 2008, the Government of India awarded her with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country. Among the country's highest-paid actresses throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Dixit has featured seven times on Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since its inception in 2013. In addition to acting in films, she has been engaged in philanthropic activities.

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