Madhuri Dixit

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Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit (born May 15, 1967) is an Indian actress. She is a native of Mumbai, India, and one of Bollywood's leading ladies.

Her first big hit was in Tezaab (1988). She followed up with hits such as Dil (1990), Beta (1992), and Khal Nayak (1993). Her biggest hit was Hum Aapke Hain Kaun! in 1994. She was the queen bee of Bollywood at the time, and known for her stunning looks and sensuous dancing.

Newcomers have taken some of the spotlight from Madhuri, but she continues to land plum roles in a few carefully chosen films.

She appeared in the hit Dil To Pagal Hai (1997). In 2002 she starred alongside two of Bollywood's biggest stars, Shahrukh Khan and ex-Miss World Aishwarya Rai, in a remake of the movie Devdas, a classic story of star-crossed love. The film attracted worldwide attention and was featured at the Cannes Film Festival.

Madhuri now splits her time between India and Los Angeles, in the U.S. She married a Los Angeles physician, Dr. Sriram Nene, in 1999. She has two children, a boy named Areen (born in 2003) and a baby boy born in March 2005.

Madhuri Dixit was the muse and sometime model for well-known Indian painter M.F. Hussain. She also appeared in his film Gaja Gamini (2000).

She has won four Filmfare Awards for Best Actress, as well as a Best Actress in a Supporting Role award for her work in the 2002 film Devdas.

Filmography

  1. Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002) .... Radha
  2. Devdas (2002) .... Chandramukhi
  3. Lajja (2001) ...aka Shame, The (2001) (India: English title: literal title) .... Janki
  4. Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke (2001) .... Neha
  5. Gaja Gamini (2000) .... Gaja Gamini/Sangita/Shakuntala/Monika/Mona Lisa
  6. Pukar (2000) .... Anjali
  7. Aarzoo (1999) .... Pooja
  8. Wajood (1998) .... Apoorva
  9. Death Sentence: Mrityu Dand, The (1997) ... aka Death Sentence (1997) (International: English title) ... aka Mrityudand (1997) (India: Hindi title) .... Ketki
  10. Mohabbat (1997) ... aka Love (1997) (International: English title) .... Shweta Sharma
  11. Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) ... aka Heart Is Crazy, The (1997) (USA: informal English title) .... Pooja
  12. Mahanta (1997) .... Jenny Pinto
  13. Koyla (1997) .... Gauri
  14. PremGranth (1996) ... aka Prem Granth (1996) (India: Hindi title: video box title) .... Kajri
  15. Rajkumar (1996) .... Rajkumari Vishaka
  16. Raja (1995) .... Madhu
  17. Zameen (1995)
  18. Yaarana (1995) .... Lalita/Shikha
  19. Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994) ... aka HAHK (1994) (India: Hindi title: informal short title) ... aka Premalayam (1994) (India: Telugu title: dubbed version) ... aka What Am I to You...! (1994) (International: English title) .... Nisha Choudhury
  20. Anjaam (1994) .... Shivani Chopra
  21. Aansoo Bane Angaray (1993)
  22. Khalnayak (1993) ... aka Khal Nayak (1993) .... Ganga (Gangotri Devi)
  23. Phool (1993)
  24. Sahibaan (1993) .... Sahibaan
  25. Dil Tera Aashiq (1993)
  26. Beta (1992) .... Saraswati
  27. Dharavi (1992) ... aka City of Dreams (1992) ... aka Dharavi - Quicksand (1992) (India: Hindi title) ... aka Island (1992) (International: English title) ... aka Marshes (1992) (International: English title) .... Dreamgirl
  28. Prem Deewane (1992) .... Shivangi Mehra
  29. Sangeet (1992)
  30. Zindagi Ek Juaa (1992) .... Juhi
  31. 100 Days (1991) .... Devi
  32. Jamai Raja (1991) .... Rekha
  33. Khel (1991) .... Seema/Jhari Bhuti
  34. Prahaar (1991) ... aka Blow, The (1991) (International: English title) .... Shirley
  35. Saajan (1991) .... Pooja
  36. Pratikaar (1991) .... Madhu
  37. Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin (1990) ... aka Diwana Mujhsa Nahin (1990) (India: Hindi title: alternative transliteration) .... Anita
  38. Izzatdaar (1990) ... aka Honourable (1990)
  39. Khilaaf (1990) .... Sweta
  40. Kishen Kanhaiya (1990)
  41. Pyaar Ka Devata (1990)
  42. Vardi (1990) .... Jaya
  43. Thanedaar (1990) .... Chanda
  44. Sailaab (1990) .... Dr. Sushma
  45. Jeevan Ek Sangharsh (1990) .... Madhu Sen
  46. Dil (1990) .... Madhu
  47. Maha-Sangram (1990) ... aka Big Battle, The (1990) ... aka Maha-Sangram (1990) (UK)
  48. Kanoon Apna Apna (1989) .... Bharathi
  49. Mujrim (1989) ... aka Criminal (1989) (International: English title) .... Sonia
  50. Parinda (1989) ... aka Pigeon, The (1989) (India: English title).... Paro
  51. Ram Lakhan (1989) .... Radha
  52. Tridev (1989) .... Divya Mathur
  53. Paap Ka Anth (1989)
  54. Prem Pratigyaa (1989) ... aka Oath of Love, The (1989) .... Laxmi
  55. Ilaaka (1989) .... Vidya
  56. Khatron Ke Khiladi (1988) .... Kavita
  57. Tezaab (1988) ... aka Acid (1988) .... Mohini
  58. Dayavan (1988)
  59. Awara Baap (1987)
  60. Mohre (1987)
  61. Uttar Dakshin (1987)
  62. Hifazat (1987)
  63. Abodh (1986)
  64. Swati (1986)

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