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Madhuri Dixit Bio, Age, Movies, Songs, Family, Net Worth & Wiki

Madhuri Dixit is a well-known Indian actress, dancer, and model. She is one of the most popular and highest-paid Bollywood actresses in the late 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. She has given many Bollywood Hit Films and made a great contribution to the Indian cinema industry. Madhuri Dixit possesses excellent acting and dancing skills for which she is admired by millions of people across India and the world. She is the receiver of over 6 Film Fare Awards and the fourth highest civilian award i.e Padma Shri by the Government of India.

Madhuri Dixit was born in a middle-class Marathi Brahmin family on 15th May 1967 in Mumbai, India. Late Shankar Dixit is Madhuri’s father and Snehlata Dixit is her mother. Madhuri has a brother Ajit Dixit and two sisters Rupa Dixit and Bharati Dixit.

Earlier, there was a rumor that she was dating actor Anil Kapoor. She was in a relationship with famous Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. According to reports, she dated former Indian cricketer Ajay Jadeja in the 90s. On 17 October 1999, she got married to a cardiovascular surgeon Shriram Madhav Nene. The couple is blessed with two sons, Raayan Nene and Arin Nene.

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit Wiki/Bio

Birth NameMadhuri Shankar Dixit
Nick Name• Bubbly
• Dhak-Dhak Girl
Age(as in 2020) 53 Years
Debut• Film: Abodh (1984)
• TV: Kahin Na Kahin Koi Hai (2002)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignTaurus
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth15 May 1967
NationalityIndian
Residence2-B/110/1201, Excellency, 4th Cross Road, Lokhandwala, Complex, Andheri (West), Mumbai 400058
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesDancing, Reading

Family

Mother's NameSnehlata Dixit
Madhuri Dixit Mother

Madhuri Dixit Mother

Father's NameLate Shankar Dixit
Madhuri Dixit Father

Madhuri Dixit Father

BrotherAjit Dixit
SisterRupa Dixit, Bharati Dixit

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/Boyfriends• Anil Kapoor (Actor, rumour)
• Sanjay Dutt (Actor)
• Ajay Jadeja (Former Indian Cricketer)
• Shriram Madhav Nene (Doctor - Cardiovascular Surgeon)

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseDr. Shriram Madhav Nene
Madhuri Dixit Husband

Madhuri Dixit Husband

Marriage Date17 October 1999
Children• Raayan Nene
• Arin Nene

Education

SchoolDivine Child High School, Mumbai
College/UniversityParle College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationDegree in Micro-Biology
ProfessionActress, Dancer, Model
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size36 inches
Hips Size35 inches
Waist Size27 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Caste/ EthnicityBrahmin
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress Size4 US
Shoe Size7.5 US

Style Quotient

Car CollectionSUV car

Favourite Things

Favourite ActressNargis, Madhubala, Meryl Streep, Ingrid Bergman
Favourite ActorsBalraj Sahani, Gregory Peck
Favourite ColorsOrange
Favourite SportTennis
Favourite FoodKande Pohe, Zunka Bhakar, Modak
Favourite FilmsBollywood: Garam Hawa, Ganga Jamuna, Sholay, Padosan, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
Hollywood: Roman Holiday, Gone With The Wind, All About Eve
Favourite DancerHema Malini, Helen, Birju Maharaj, Gene Kelly
Favourite BookA Quiver Full of Arrows by Jeffrey Archer
Favourite PerfumeNina Ricci, Issey Miyake
Favourite DestinationMaldives
Controversies• Her kissing scene with actor Vinod Khanna, who was 20 years elder than her for the film Dayavan (1988) was counted among one of the creepiest kissing scenes ever. She has confessed that she should have rejected that entire scene altogether.
• She used to promote the product of Maggie saying that it is very healthy for kids. But, after the Maggie controversy (MSG in high amount) in 2015, she was badly criticized for it. A district court directed police to register an FIR against Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri, and Preity Zinta, for this.
• If rumors are to be believed, then in 2012 she demanded a huge amount of 9 – 10 Crore (INR), to be the brand ambassador of Maharashtra. The news soon spread quickly and she was criticized for acting so pricey, and later Hrithik Roshan replaced her.

Life Journey

Madhuri Dixit completed her schooling at Divine Child High School, Mumbai. After schooling, she was enrolled in Parle College, Mumbai for further studies, i.e. B.Sc. in Micro-Biology, but, she dropped out of college to work as a full-time actress.

Madhuri Dixit then started her acting career in 1984 by playing the lead role of Gauri in the Bollywood film Abodh. She received her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 1990 for the film Dil, in which she played the lead role of Madhu Mehra, opposite Aamir Khan. She also cast in a TV show in 1984, but the show did not go on air because it was considered not good enough. Apart from that, she did numerous hit films.

Madhuri Dixit Net Worth

Madhuri Dixit’s estimated net worth as of 2020 is $35 Million. When converted in rupees, her net worth comes up to INR 264 Crores. She takes Rs 4-5 crores per film. Madhuri Dixit’s income also comes from the brands she endorses and all the reality shows she participates in.

Estimated Net Worth in 2020 (Approx)$35 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2019(Approx)Under Review
SalaryINR 4-5 corers/film
Income SourceActress, Dancer, Model

The source informs that Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, a dance reality show, gave her INR 25 Crores for one season. She is also an ambassador of a water purifier company, which accounts for INR 100 Crores. She has several properties in Mumbai and in the US. Madhuri resides in a luxury apartment in Mumbai. She also owns a collection of exotic cars that include an Audi, Rolls Royce, and a Skoda Rapid.

Career

Madhuri Dixit appeared in many other unsuccessful films over the next few years, such as ‘Swati’, ‘Hifazat’ ‘Uttar Dakshin’ and ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’.

She started drawing attention after she played the female lead in the 1988 action romantic film ‘Tezaab’ in which she starred alongside Anil Kapoor. The film earned critical acclaim and won multiple awards. It also earned Dixit her first nomination for the ‘Filmfare Award’ in the category of ‘Best Actress’.

In 1989, Dixit appeared in the film ‘Ram Lakhan’ which was directed by Subhash Ghai. It starred famous actors Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Raakhee, and Amrish Puri. The same year, she starred alongside Mithun Chakravorty in the film ‘Prem Pratigya’ which was a commercial failure. However, her performance was appreciated and earned her a second nomination for the Filmfare Award. She appeared in two other successful films the same year, ‘Tridev’ and ‘Parinda’.

She won her first Filmfare Award for her performance in the film ‘Dil’, where she was cast alongside Aamir Khan. She played the role of a rich and arrogant girl, who eventually leaves her home to marry a poorer boy. The film was a huge commercial success and earned multiple nominations at the Filmfare awards. The same year, she also appeared in the suspense thriller film ‘Sailaab’ and the romantic drama ‘Saajan’.

She won her second Filmfare Award for her role in the film ‘Beta’, where she again starred alongside Anil Kapoor. The film was remade from the Tamil movie ‘Enga Chinna Rasa’. Dixit’s performance was critically acclaimed. She next appeared in the action thriller film ‘Khalnayak’ starring alongside Sanjay Dutt and Jackie Shroff. The film was a huge success commercially.

Madhuri Dixit appeared alongside Shahrukh Khan for the first time in the psychological thriller ‘Anjaam’. The film was a commercial success. Her next important role was in the film ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’, where she starred alongside Salman Khan. The film was a monumental success, and it became the highest-earning Bollywood movie of its time. It won four Filmfare Awards as well as a National Film Award.

As her career progressed over the years, she appeared in many successful as well as unsuccessful films. These include ‘Raja’ (1995), ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’ (1997), ‘Wajood’ (1998), ‘Arzoo’ (1999), ‘Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke’ (2001), and ‘Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam’ (2002).

In 2002, she appeared in the film ‘Devdas’, which was the most expensive Bollywood film of the time. The film was a huge success commercially and received a cult status over the years. It also received international recognition as it was India’s entry for the ‘Best Foreign Language Film for the Oscars’ in 2003. It was screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival as well. The film won numerous awards including five National Film Awards as well as eleven Filmfare Awards.

Madhuri Dixit played the main role in the 2007 film ‘Aaja Nachle’. She was next seen in the sci-fi disaster movie ‘Dashavataram’ which starred Tamil superstar Kamal Hassan in the lead role. The film was a commercial success and was met with mixed reviews.

Though Madhuri Dixit has been mostly inactive since 2008. Later she made a comeback with appearances in two films, ‘Dedh Isqiya’ and ‘Gulaab Gang’ in the year 2014. The former was an average commercial success, while the latter performed poorly.

She is set to appear in two films in 2018: ‘Bucket List’, a Marathi drama film, and ‘Total Dhamaal’, which is the sequel to the hit comedy film ‘Dhamaal’. Besides her acting career, she has also appeared as a judge in four seasons of the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa’.

Movies List

1984Abodh
1985Awara Baap
1986Swati
1987Hifazat
Uttar Dakshin
1988Mohre
Khatron Ke Khiladi
Dayavan
Tezaab
1989Vardi
Ram Lakhan
Prem Pratigyaa
llaaka
Mujrim
Tridev
Kanoon Apna Apna
Parinda
Paap Ka Ant
1990Maha-Sangram
Kishen Kanhaiya
lzzatdaar
Dil
Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin
Jeevan Ek Sanghursh
Sailaab
Jamai Raja
Thanedaar
1991Pyar Ka Devta
100 Days
Pratikar
Saajan
Prahaar
1992Beta
Zindagi Ek Jua
Prem Deewane
Khel
Sangeet
1993Dharavi
Sahibaan
Khalnayak
Phool
Dil Tera Aashiq
Aasoo Bane Angaarey
1994Anjaam
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
1995Raja
Yaraana
Paappi Devataa
1996Prem Granth
Rajkumar
1997Koyla
Mahaanta
Mrityudand
Mohabbat
Dil To Pagal Hai
1998Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Wajood
1999Aarzoo
2000Pukar
Gaja Gamini
2001Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke
Lajja
2002Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam
Devdas
2013Bombay Talkies
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
2014Dedh Ishqiya
Gulaab Gang
2018Bucket List
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
2019Total Dhamaal
15 August
Kalank

TV Shows & Serials List

1985Paying Guest
2002Kahin Na Kahin Koi Hai
2010–14Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
2011Food Food Maha Challenge
2016So You Think You Can Dance
2018–2019Dance Deewane

Facts About Madhuri Dixit

  • Does Madhuri Dixit drink alcohol? : No
  • Does she smoke? : No
  • She started learning dance at the age of 3 and received many awards for her Kathak dance in her younger days.
  • Though she was a top-line model in India before entering Bollywood, it took her 8 years to get a commercial breakthrough in the form of the film Tezaab (1988).
  • Madhuri Dixit was paid more fees than Salman Khan (approx. INR 3 Crore) for the film Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994).
  • While the Kargil war was going on Indo-Pak border, the Pakistani soldiers taunted Captain Batra saying, “If India handovers Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit to them, they will leave the place forever”. Captain Batra gave a fitting reply “Madhuri Ji to busy hain, main aa jata hun”.
  • Very few people know that Madhuri had a crush on Cricketer, Sunil Gavaskar. In an interview with India Today in 1995, Madhuri said- “I am mad for Sunil Gavaskar. He is too sexy. I want to run behind him and he even came in my dream.”
  • The renowned painter, M.F. Hussain called her the most beautiful woman on earth and made a film called Gaja Gamini (2000), which he called a tribute to her, in which she acted alongside Shah Rukh Khan.
  • She met her husband Dr. Sriram Nene, a UCLA cardiovascular, through her brother.
  • Madhuri Dixit wore a Ghaghra in the song “Kahe Ched Ched Mohe” in Devdas (2002) which weighed 30 kg.
  • She was appointed the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in India in 2014.
  • She is the only Bollywood actress to have been nominated 13 times for the Filmfare Best Actress Award.
  • If not an actress, she would have been a microbiologist or a pathologist.
  • Madhuri Dixit is a passionate dancer, still practices Kathak dance thrice a week, and has opened an online dance academy in 2013 called “Dance With Madhuri”.
  • She is trained in Taekwondo.
  • Madhuri Dixit has a fear of Cockroaches.

FAQs

Why has everyone forgotten Madhuri Dixit?
Madhuri Dixit left her acting career in 2002 to move to the United States of America. After her departure, other actresses like Rani Mukherji, Preity Zinta, Aishwarya Rai, and Kareena Kapoor took over and became the leading A-list actresses. When she decided to make a comeback, no leading actor (Khans, Devgn and Kumars) were ready to act with her. Considering she was in her mid-30s, she could not be paired with someone like Hrithik Roshan or Shahid Kapoor.
Why did Madhuri Dixit really marry Dr. Sriram Nene?
Maybe she thought settling in the USA at that time would be a great idea. But after living in the US for quite some time, she realized life there was boring as she had to live as a housewife and had no work. She lost her glamour lifestyle and people in America would not care about her. She was frustrated nobody is giving her attention. She missed her fame, work, and glamour world in India. She came back to live her glorified Bollywood life again forcing Dr. Nene to relocate to India.
Was the Madhuri Dixit and Vinod Khanna smooch scene real?
Kissing scenes have become common in films today. But in the earlier era, it was a big thing to film kissing scenes in films. Talking of early films filming bold scenes in Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit and Vinod Khanna’s film ‘Dayawan’ also gets its name. In the year 1988, a very bold scene was filmed between Madhuri Dixit and Vinod Khanna. You will be surprised to know that people came to see only these scenes in the cinema hall. The point is about the time when Vinod Khanna left the life of a monk and returned to films again. At that time Feroz Khan was making a film named ‘Dayawan’. Vinod and Feroze’s friendship deepened since the time of the film ‘Qurbani’. Feroze offered Vinod the lead role of ‘Dayawan’ and Vinod quickly nodded yes. Hero had been finalized for ‘Dayawan’, now the heroine was looking for this film. At that time no popular actress was ready to do this role, because the heroine role in the film was small and prostitute.
Why is Madhuri Dixit not in the movie Sanju?
If it had Madhuri Dixit, It would have been very controversial and embarrassing for both parties. So they have not included any big names in the movie.
Why Madhuri Dixit is considered to be a great dancer in Bollywood?
Her expressions are marvelous and so is the way she performs the steps, every single time. It is not about the steps which are too difficult or unique but it is how she does those steps that make it worth the watch. Not talking about the signature steps she has delivered ranging from ‘Dhak Dhak Karne Laga ‘ to ‘ Ek Do Teen’, but there is something so magical she does with every single step she does.

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