New Delhi: The ‘Dhak Dhak Girl’ of Indian film industry, Madhuri Dixit, has turned 46 today. A perfect blend of beauty and brain, Madhuri Dixit Nene is among the top actresses of the Bollywood who stays evergreen with her versatile talent. This glamorous actress made her filmy debut with Abodh in 1984 but received wider public recognition with her remarkable performance in Tezaab (1988).

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The 1980s and 1990s had been the most promising decades for Madhuri as she gave series of classic movies during the period. Besides her forte in acting, the beautiful actress rocked her millions of fans with her outstanding dance performances in her films. Beta, Dil To Pagal Hai, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Tezzab, Prem Granth, Devdas and Mrityudand are some of her classic works.
Madhuri Dixit’s charisma has not faded out even after 27 years of her association with the film industry, marriage and a sabbatical. Till date her fan following and popularity hasn’t dipped even a bit.  

The 46-year-old actress broke many hearts when she tied the knot in 2002 with Shriram Madhav Nene, a doctor based in Denver, US. Post marriage, Madhuri featured only in 'Aaja Nachle' because she has been busy with her family and children. She was a rage in Bollywood in her prime time. Despite her garish clothes and loud makeup, the trained Kathak dancer lit up the screen with her million-dollar smile, dance and her performances.

When Rajshri Productions, which had launched her in 1984 with 'Abodh', teamed up again with Madhuri, a decade later in 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun’, they created history by giving Hindi cinema one of its biggest hits in 1994. The movie ran for about a year and earned over Rs 600 million.

Another turning point in Madhuri's career came when Yash Chopra roped her in 'Dil Toh Pagal Hai' and paired her with Shah Rukh Khan. The dream merchant gave her a makeover, presenting her in a stylish manner. The love saga was a box- office bumper and the lead pair repeated the success story with 'Devdas' in 2002.

Even today, a kind of crave among Madhuri’s fans can been seen who desperately wait for her performances on TV shows and their biggest demand has been to see her again on celluloid.

Jagran Post wishes this gorgeous and versatile actress a Very Happy Birthday.

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