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B’day special: Facts you didn’t know about evergreen dancing diva, Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit

Bollywood Dhamaka brings you some lesser-known facts about Madhuri Dixit.

Popularly known as the ‘Dhak-Dhak Girl’ from Bollywood, supremely talented actress Madhuri Dixit is celebrating her birthday today. To this date, there has been no one in the industry, who can master dance moves and expressions as well as she does on screen. She is a trailblazing icon that has continued to inspire many.

On the occasion of her birthday, Bollywood Dhamaka brings you some lesser-known facts about Madhuri Dixit.

See them here:

1. From the Hindi film industry, Madhuri Dixit remains the only actress to have the honour of getting nominated 13 times in the category of Filmfare‘s best actress award.

2. The actress was formerly pursuing a career in either microbiology or pathology. She also has a degree in microbiology and had no intention of ever stepping her foot into the world of Bollywood.

 

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3. One of her most successful and popular films ‘Devdas’ had a song sequence called Kahe Chhed Mohe. The Lehenga she was wearing in it waited as much as 30 kgs!

4. Madhuri Dixit has trained professionally In the Kathak dance form. In fact, she remains to be the only Bollywood actress who had the honour to get choreographed by Pandit Birju Maharaj. The esteemed dancer also said that she is the best dancer in Bollywood.

5. Apart from films, the actress is equally into social issues and humanitarian work. She collaborated with UNICEF for the cause of ‘prevention of child labour’. She also is the ambassador of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign.

6. She is one of the very few actresses who has embraced the OTT platform and will soon be making her digital debut this year with the thriller show finding Anamika on the international streaming giant, Netflix. She is going to be the female lead of the show. The plot will be a story of a global superstar who suddenly disappears without a trace.

 

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