Madhuri's Family on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

Updated: December 30, 2010 15:33 IST

Madhuri's family were part of the audience for her show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Take a look...

Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Dhak dhak girl Madhuri Dixit's smile made every man's heart beat faster. Her meteoric rice to stardom is has been an easy ride for the actress. We gift her a life-recap on her 44th birthday.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Madhuri was born on 15th May 1967 to Shankar and Snehlata Dixit. She is the youngest sibling and has two elder sisters, Rupa and Bharathi, and an elder brother, Ajit.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
She attended Divine Child High School and did her higher studies from Mumbai University.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Madhuri is a trained Kathak dancer. At one point of time she aimed to become a microbiologist.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
After she made her presence felt in Bollywood, Madhuri was linked-up with many of her co-stars. There were reports of Madhuri's affair with Sanjay Dutt, but both the stars remained tight lipped.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
She was also linked up with Mithun Chakraborty at one point of time.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
In 1999, Madhuri Dixit married Shriram Madhav Nene, a cardiovascular surgeon from Denver. Dr. Nene is from a Marathi Konkanastha Brahmin family. They have two sons, Arin and Raayan.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
She is now staying in Denver, US.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Coming back to her professional life, flms happened to Madhuri by chance, she did her first movie Abodh in 1984 opposite Bengali actor Tapas Pal. The movie, which was made by Sooraj Barjatya, didn't do well at the box office.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Post Abodh, Madhuri was left to do only minor roles in movies like Vardi and Dayavan. Her bold love-making scenes with Vinod Khanna in Dayavan made headlines then.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Almost after four years after her debut, Madhuri finally got her big break with Tezaab in 1988.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Her dance number Ek, Do, Teen became a super-duper hit and Madhuri got her first Filmfare nomination for the Best Actress.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Post Tezaab her pair with Anil Kapoor had become such a big hit that the two were seen together in a couple of hit movies like Ram Lakhan, Parinda and Kishen Kanhaiya to name a few.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
In 1990, Madhuri did Indra Kumar's Dil, which was Madhuri's first movie with Aamir Khan. She played the role of a rich, arrogant girl in the film.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Dil went on to become a huge success at the box office and Madhuri got her first Filmfare Best Actress Award.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
The very next year Madhuri starred in a love triangle Saajan with Sanjay Dutt and Salman Khan. The movie became a huge hit and its songs were also appreciated.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
By this time Madhuri had carved her niche in Bollywood. The actress continued her winning streak with Beta, which won her second Filmfare Best Actress Award for the same.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Her erotic dance moves in the song Dhak Dhak Karne Laga became very popular and she was named as the Dhak Dhak girl of Bollywood.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Post Beta she did a few movies which were average grossers at the box office like Khel, Prem Diwane, Sangeet and Dharavi.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
In 1993 came Subhash Ghai's Khalnayak, which again had a hit dance number Choli Ke Peeche. The movie also starred Sanjay Dutt and Jackie Shroff. According to reports, Madhuri and Sanjay were seeing each other while shooting for the movie. But after Sanjay got involved in the Mumbai blast case, Madhuri decided to part ways.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Sooraj Barjatya's Hum Aapke Hain Kaun! released in 1994 became one of the biggest grossers ever in the history of Hindi cinema. The movie which had Salman Khan playing the lead won Madhuri her third Filmfare Best Actress Award.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Madhuri was also nominated in the same category for her performance in Anjaam. The movie also starred Shah Rukh Khan.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
In 1997, Madhuri did her first Yash Chopra movie Dil To Paagal Hai. The movie which also starred Shah Rukh Khan and Karisma Kapoor did very good business and Madhuri won her fourth Filmfare Best Actress award.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
At a time when she had become a commercial success, Madhuri didn't shy away from experimenting in art movies. She signed Prakash Jha's Mrityudand. It won the Best Feature Film award at the Cinéma Tout Ecran in Geneva and the Bangkok Film Festival. Dixit's performance in the film landed her the Best Actress award at the annual Star Screen Awards.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Madhuri is not only known for her acting skills, 'but for her dancing skills as well. Her dance sequences like Ek, Do, Teen (from Tezaab), Humko Aaj Kal Hai (from Sailaab), Bada Dukh Deena (from Ram Lakhan), Dhak Dhak (from Beta), Chane Ke Khet Mein (from Anjaam), Didi Tera Devar Deewana (from Hum Aapke Hain Kaun!), Choli Ke Peechhe (from Khalnayak), Akhiyan Milaun (from Raja), Mera Piya Ghar Aaya (from Yaarana), Kay Sera Sera (from Pukar), Maar Daala (from Devdas), have become a rage. Incidentally, most of these songs have been choreographed by Saroj Khan.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Post her marriage Madhuri had taken a break from Bollywood. She returned to the big screen as Chandramukhi in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Devdas. She won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for the movie.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Madhuri Dixit has been the muse for the famous painter MF Husain who considers her the epitome of womanhood. He also made a movie with her called Gaja Gamini.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Madhuri made a comeback last movie was Aaja Nachle, which released in 2007. The movie did not click with the audience.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
In 2008, Madhuri received Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award for her contribution to the Indian cinema.
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Madhuri is the judge on the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, the Indian adaptation of Dancing With the Stars.
And guess who was part of her audience...
Madhuri Dixit\'s life in pics
Her husband Dr Shriram Nene and their sons Arin and Ryan, who are in town to celebrate the New Year, were in the audience. Madhuri's parents Shankar and Snehlata Dixit were also present. Source::Mid-Day.com

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