Happy Birthday Madhuri Dixit: Films That Defined the Career of Bollywood’s Dhak-Dhak Girl

Happy Birthday Madhuri Dixit: Films That Defined the Career of Bollywood's Dhak-Dhak Girl

Madhuri Dixit-Nene needs no introduction in Indian showbiz industry. An eternal beauty and a talented actress, Madhuri, is an essence of Bollywood, preserved forever, to inspire young actors. While the actress is still active in films, there was a time when she was the reigning queen of Bollywood and ruled the hearts of critics and audience alike. Never to shy away from flaunting her dance moves or narrate a tale just using her graceful expressions, Madhuri is indeed one of the gorgeous actresses Bollywood has ever had.

As she turns a year older, let’s take a look at few of her best work in the industry that established her as an actor Bollywood would always be grateful for:


Madhuri started her Bollywood journey in 1984 with Abodh, but it was in 1988 that she got her breakthrough role. Tezaab established her as Mohini, a dancing diva who had the caliber to move the audience with her expressions. Starring opposite Anil Kapoor, Tezaab ran in theatres for more than 50 weeks becoming a golden jubilee, and it was the highest blockbuster at the box office for the year. A major credit for it is given to Madhuri as she became an overnight star while making the nation dance along with her in “Ek Do Teen”. The film also earned her first nomination for Best Actress at Filmfare Awards.