Madhuri Dixit made her acting debut in Rajshri Productions’ titled Abodh in the year 1984. The movie although couldn’t impress but minor and supporting characters continued to follow. She acquired stardom after she got the lead role in N. Chandra’s blockbuster hit of 1988 Tezaab, for which she bagged her first Filmfare nomination. In the similar year, the actress featured in a number of important movies like Ram Lakhan, Parinda and Tridev. .In 1990, Madhuri Dixit Nene was seen in Indra Kumar’s romantic-drama Dil opposite Aamir Khan.
Her awesome performance honoured her the first Filmfare Best Actress Award of her career. Earlier the success of Dil she signed many successful movies like Saajan, Beta, Khalnayak, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun.! and Raja. Madhuri Dixit’s performance in Beta, won her a second Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Hum Aapke Hain Kaun…! released in 1994 became one of the largest hits in the history of Indian cinema. Her role of a modern yet family-oriented young girl gave her the third Filmfare Best Actress Award of her career.
She also went into a slump during 1996 and much of 1997. However, she made a come back back with Yash Chopra‘s Dil To Pagal Hai for which she won a fourth Filmfare Best Actress Award. Madhuri Dixit has been the main attraction for the famous Indian painter M.F. Husain. He made a movie Gaja Gamini. In 2002, Madhuri than featured in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas. Her performance bagged her a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. The film was featured at the Cannes Film Festival too.
The dancing diva is not only acknowledged for her acting abilities, but for her dancing skills as well. On 7 December 2006, Madhuri Dixit returned to Mumbai, India with her husband and sons to start shooting for Aaja Nachle. In 2011, the actress appeared as a judge on the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season four. She also received a Filmfare Special Award in respect of her 25 years in the Bollywood film fraternity..
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May be the most successful years of actress Madhuri Dixit were between 1990 to 1995 in which she delivered six superhit films and for which she won awards too. They were Dil (1990), Saajan (1991), Beta (1992), Khalnayak (1993), Hum Aapke Hain Kaun! (1994), and Raja (1995).
We begin with the movie Dil for which Madhuri Dixit got her first Filmfare Best Actress Award for her superb performance. The film was a romantic drama in which she acted alongside Aamir Khan. Then in 1991 came her movie Saajan whose songs such as ‘Dekha Hain Pehli Baar’, ‘Tu Shayar Hain ‘,’Bahut Pyaar Karte Hain’ were a big hit. Even today we listen to these lovely songs the picture of Madhuri comes in front of eyes. She was nominated the Filmfare Best Actress Award for the movie.
She got her second Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in Beta which came in 1992. In the movie she played role of a woman who is married to an illiterate man, and then she exposes the scheming of her mother-in-law. And then came her movie Khalnayak. Her dance steps in the eight-minute song ‘Choli ke peeche’ were highly admired.
In 1994 her blockbuster hit was the movie Hum Aapke Hain Kaun! The movie collected over 650 million from India and got Madhuri her third Filmfare Best Actress Award. In 1995 she was seen in Raja and won the Star Screen Award Best Actress for it.
Madhuri Dixit has played a successful feat in her filmy career. Trace the best and the biggest hits of Madhuri Dixit’s career as an Indian bollywood actress.
Tezab (1988) Tezaab was the first commercial success Mad’s enjoyed at the box-office. The film opposite Anil Kapoor is remembered for Ek Do Teen…number of Madhuri, more than anything else.She received her first Filmfare nomination for Tezaab.
Parinda (1989) Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s movie was among the turning point in reality in Hindi cinema, as the theme of the film discusses the real life of Indian underworld gangsters and the general life of residents in the city of Bombay (now Mumbai), first time ever. Madhuri (as Paro) as the love interest of the male protagonist was superb in the romantic song Tumse Mil Kar…
Dil (1990) Dixit starred in Indra Kumar’s romantic-drama Dil , alongside Aamir Khan. She played the role of Madhu Mehra, a rich and spoiled young girl who falls in love with Raja, played by Khan, and later leaves her house in order to marry him. The film became one of the biggest box-office hits of the year in India, and Dixit’s performance earned her the first Filmfare Best Actress Award of her career.
Saajan (1991) The musical hit was incomplete without Madhuri Dixit’s songs and dances. Saajan really belonged to Madhuri.
Prahar – (1991) This film was hard-hitting and realistic mockery on corruption, extortion, apathy, greed prevalent in society. Madhuri palyed the role of Shirley, a young woman who loses her fiancee in war.
Beta – (1992) The film featured the pairing of Madhuri Dixit with Anil Kapoor, who were previously paired in Tezaab and Parinda. The film is perhaps best remembered for the hit song “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga “, which earned Madhuri Dixit her nickname as the “Dhak-Dhak Girl” (“dhak-dhak” =heartbeat) . Beta won four Filmfare Awards including Best Actress Award for Dixit.
Khalnayak – (1993) The film is remembered for Sanjay Dutt’s impressive bad boy performance, and the hit, yet controversial song “Choli ke peeche” which is deemed as the one of the Best Sensuous songs of Indian cinema. The 8 minute song was appreciated for Madhuri Dixit’s swaying dance moves.
Hum Aapke Hain Koun – (1994) Hum Aapke Hain Kaun! became one of the biggest grossers ever in the history of Hindi cinema. It went on to collect over Rs. 650 million in India and over Rs. 150 million overseas , and won Dixit her third Filmfare Best Actress Award.
Raja – (1995) The film marked Sanjay Kapoor’s debut in Bollywood, and was appreciated by critics as well as audiences, becoming one of the biggest hits of the year. Madhuri Dixit received a Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination, and won the Star Screen Award Best Actress.
Dil To Pagal Hai – (1997) After an unsuccessful year in 1996, Dixit appeared as Pooja in Yash Chopra’s Dil To Pagal Hai (1997). The film was a major national success, both critically and commercially, and Dixit won her fourth Filmfare Best Actress Award.
Devdas – (2002) “Maar Daala” song from Devdas, have received abundant critical acclaim for Madhuri’s dancing prowess.
Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit celebrated her 41st birthday quietly at her Mumbai home on Thursday.
There was no formal celebration to mark the day, said her secretary Rakesh Nath.
Madhuri, who now lives in Denver, came to India last week, accompanied by her husband, Sriram Nene, to receive the Padma Shri, an honour the government of India accords annually to distinguished personalities from different walks of life.
The actress, with more than a dozen hits in her kitty like Tezaab , ‘Ram Lakhan’, ‘Khalnayak’, Beta , Dil , ‘Saajan’, Dil To Pagal Hai and Devdaas , was given the honour for her contributions to Indian cinema during her two-decade-long career in movies.
Although her comeback film Aaja Nachle failed to become a commercial success, Madhuri was nominated in the best actress category for the Filmfare Awards this year for her performance in the movie.
Trained in the Indian classical dance form Kathak, Madhuri plays the role of a dance teacher in the movie.
The actress, who has two sons, Arin and Ryan, has not taken up any new Bollywood assignment at present because she wants to spend time with her family.