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Happy Birthday Madhuri Dixit – We bet you didn’t know these 7 facts about her!

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Happy Birthday Madhuri Dixit – We bet you didn’t know these 7 facts about her!

The Queen of Hearts with a smile to die for, Madhuri Dixit Nene, turns 52 today. The actor has ruled Bollywood since she stepped into it and has been an inspiration to millions. Main Madhuri Dixit banna chahti hoon was the motto of many girls in the 90s and even today she is the reason why many young girls pursue their dream of making it big in Tinseltown.

While her life has been an open book, there are still many things which we are not widely known about her. On the occasion of Dhak Dhak girl’s birthday, let’s take a look at 7 facts we are sure you were not aware of

  1. Though she always loved dancing, Madhuri didn’t dream of becoming an actor initially. She wanted to pursue a degree in Microbiology and even enrolled in Sathaye College in Vile Parle for the same. However, within six months, she discontinued her course and pursued a career in films

 

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  1. She entered the film industry in the early 80s, her first film being Abodh which was a commercial failure. Post which, along with doing other movies, she also forayed into television in 1985 with the show Paying Guest. She, however, found public recognition and stardom only with her 1988 release Tezaab opposite Anil Kapoor.

 

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  1. She was one of the highest paid actresses in 90s and was reportedly paid 2.75 cr for Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, which was more than what Salman Khan was paid.

 

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  1. Madhuri had created quite a stir in the industry when she kissed Vinod Khanna, a considerably older actor, in the film Dayavaan. However, she was later reported to have regretted shooting the kissing scene.

 

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  1. Before settling down with Dr. Sriram Nene, Madhuri had a roaring affair with Sanjay Dutt in the early 90s. Though they never confirmed it, it was a known secret in Bollywood. She ended all ties with Dutt when he was arrested for illegal possession of arms in 1993.

 

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  1. On Madhuri’s first date with Dr. Nene, he took her out for mountain biking, which she had never done before. Nene also had no idea who Madhuri was which was one of the things that attracted her to him.

 

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  1. Madhuri has confessed that if given a chance she would like to do a romantic film with Ranbir Kapoor amongst all the young actors.

 

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We wish the super talented diva a very Happy Birthday.