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Biography for Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit

Birthdate: 15 May 1967

Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Height in feet: 5 Feet 4 Inches

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Sun Sign: Taurus

Occupation: Model, Bollywood Actress, Dancer

Marital Status: Married

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She born in a Marathi-speaking Koknastha Hindu Brahmin family. An acclaimed Kathak dancer.


Madhuri attended Divine Child High School and Mumbai University and studied to be a microbiologist

Family Background

Her father is Shankar, and her mom is Snehlata, she has 2 sister and 1borther Rupa, Bharati, and brother, Ajit. She married Shriram Madhav Nene, a UCLA-trained cardiovascular surgeon who practised in Denver. Ram Nene is also from a Marathi Brahmin family. They have two sons, Arin and Raayan.

Acting Career

She first appeared on Bollywood's tinsel screen in 1986 with two releases 'Abodh' and 'Swati', and from then continued to act in approximately 66 movies, as well has lent her voice as a playback singer in 'Devdas' and 'Wajood'. She has won approximately 12 awards from Filmare, Star Screen and Zee for her performances in 'Dil', 'Beta', 'Hum Aapke Hain Kaun', 'Dil To Pagal Hai', 'Devdas', 'Raja', 'Mrityudand', and 'Lajja'.

In 1999 she got married to Dr. Sriram Madhav Nene, a Cardiovascular Surgeon, belonging to the same Caste as the Dixit family, and relocated to Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., where she subsequently gave birth to two sons, Arin and Ryan in March, 2003 and March 8, 2005 respectively.

Since December of 2006, the Nene family temporarily living in India as Madhuri is starring in 'Aaja Nachle' which is being directed by Anil Mehta, and produced by Yash Chopra.


1. Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 1988 for Tezaab.
2. Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1989 for Prem Pratigyaa.
3. Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1990 for Dil.
4. Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1991 for Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award.
5. Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1992 for Bata.
6. Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1993 for Khalnayak.
7. Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1994 for Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!.
8. Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1987 for Dil To Pagal Hai.
9.Nominated—Filmfare Award in 2001 for Lajja.

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