Born on: May 15, 1967
Born in: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Education: Bachelors Degree in Microbiology
Madhuri Dixit - ‘Madhubala of the nineties’ and ‘ Maryln Monroe of Bollywood’, is one of the most famous and successful Bollywood actresses till date. She is one of those actors who have struggled in their life to reach the no 1 slot in the Indian film industry. She dominated Bollywood, in the 1990s, as a leading actress and an accomplished dancer. In recognition of her great talent, she was awarded 5 Filmfare Awards, 4 Star Screen Awards, 2 Zee Cine Awards and 1 IIFA Award. In 2008, she was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award, by the Government of India. She also topped Rediff's list of the ‘Best Bollywood Actresses Ever’, on Women's International Day, in 2007.
Madhuri Dixit Nene was born as ‘Madhuri Shankar Dixit’ on 15th May 1967, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is one of the four children of Shankar Dixit and Snehlata Dixit, of a Marathi Chitpavan Brahmin family. After completing her graduation, Madhuri attended Parle College and completed her Bachelors Degree in Microbiology. While studying, she also trained as a Kathak dancer. Though she wanted to be a micro-biologist, life took a different turn and she ended up as one of the most successful actresses in Bollywood.
Madhuri Dixit married Dr Sriram Madhav Nene, an Indian doctor who resides in USA, in the year 1999. Sriram is an UCLA-trained cardiovascular surgeon who practices in Denver and belongs to a Marathi Konkanastha Brahmin family. The couple has two sons Arin (born March 2003) and Ryan (born March 2005). Presently, Madhuri resides in Denver (Colorado, USA), along with her husband and kids.