Madhuri Dixit

  • Madhuri Dixit stresses on women's education June 27, 2014

    Bhopal: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit said that education is key to improving the condition of women in the country. The 47-year-old actress, the brand ambassador for Madhya Pradesh government's 'Mamta Abhiyan', today lauded the campaign and called for more such initiatives for women. The 'Mamta Abhiyan', launched by the state health department...
  • Education is key to improving condition of women, says Madhuri Dixit June 26, 2014

    Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit said that education is key to improving the condition of women in the country. The 47-year-old actress, the brand ambassador for Madhya Pradesh government's 'Mamta Abhiyan', on Thursday lauded the campaign and called for more such initiatives for women. The 'Mamta Abhiyan', launched by the state health...
  • Madhuri Dixit says that she's a very strict mother June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit, a doting mother to two sons - Arin and Raayan - is strict when it comes to their healthcare. She says she never lets them go to bed without brushing their teeth no matter how tired they are. "There is one thing that I am...
  • I am enjoying every moment of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7': Maksim Chmerkovskiy June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Ukranian ballroom dance expert Maksim Chmerkovskiy is on his maiden visit to India as the first international judge of reality TV show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. And there are reports about him being unhappy as a judge on the dance show. But he says he is having a 'blast'. Excerpts: Q: Maksim,...
  • Madhuri Dixit: Have always promoted classical dance through films June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Madhuri Dixit may have starred in just one dance-based film, 'Aaja Nachle' in her career so far but the Bollywood diva says she makes sure to promote the classical art forms through her projects. Madhuri, who played the role of a Kathak dancer in 'Dedh Ishqiya', did a...
  • Saif Ali Khan sings, recites a poem to flatter Madhuri Dixit on the sets of 'Jhalak..' June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan put his 'Nawabi' style to use when he shared the stage with Bollywood beauty Madhuri Dixit and recited a poem to flatter her. Saif, who is currently busy in the promotions of his forthcoming comedy caper 'Humshakals', recently visited the set of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7',...
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7: Madhuri Dixit does a mindblowing samba act on the opening weekend of the dance-based reality show June 10, 2014

    If you thought iconic actress Madhuri Dixit was all about grace and poise, you may now be forced to think differently. With her amazing samba act on the seventh season of the dance-based reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', Dixit proved that she can be a badass too. She totally nailed the...
  • Madhuri Dixit: Best dancers don't always win the show; they have to touch audience's heart as well June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit, who is judging dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', feels best dancer may not win the show as contestant who strikes a chord with audience eventually emerges victorious. "As a person I learnt lots of things (from the show) when we see the journey of so many...
  • Madhuri Dixit: Don't have anything to prove to anyone June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says both her recent films 'Dedh Ishqiya' and 'Gulab Gang' may not have been money-spinners at the box-office but her job is to give her best and not compete with newcomers. Madhuri, 47, made a come back in Bollywood with Vishal Bharadwaj's home production 'Dedh...
  • 'Dancing With The Stars' winner Maksim Chmerkovskiy to judge 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The new season of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' will not just throw surprises one after the other at contestants, challenging them to groove to dance forms like Capoeira, Zouk and Bolero, but it will also have a fourth judge - winner of 'Dancing With The Stars 2014' Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Chmerkovskiy,...
  • I caused national embarrassment by dancing on 'Jhalak..' last season, not repeating that: Karan Johar June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar won't be seen shaking his leg during the new season of the dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' as he doesn't want to cause "national embarrassment" to himself. Karan, one of the judges on the show, did not mind hitting the dance floor himself earlier. "This season...
  • If I have to choose my co-star, it'd be Madhuri Dixit: Tiger Shroff May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Tiger Shroff, the latest stunt hero in tinsel town, finds a perfect example to follow in Hrithik Roshan, who he believes is a great dancer, fighter and actor simultaneously. After the release of 'Heropanti', the actor spoke about being an action hero, rumours surrounding him and his future projects. Excerpts: Q. How...
  • Zarina Begum: Awadh's last surviving royal singer May 28, 2014

    Zarina Begum, 87, known to be the only living court singer of the Awadh Court and one of the most popular singers of 1950s and 1960s, lives a life of anonymity today. The sole surviving singer who can voice the baithak thumri once sung in Lucknow's royal houses, today struggles to...
  • Snapshot: Madhuri Dixit-Nene posts a selfie with husband Shriram Nene, Hritihik Roshan April 25, 2014

    Legendary actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene posted a selfie with husband Dr Shriram Nene and co-actor Hrithik Roshan from the airport, on her way to attend the latest edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards. She captioned the photo with fond words, "Me and the boys flying to #IIFA2014." ...
  • Is actor Purab Kohli contesting in 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'? April 10, 2014

    Mumbai: After impressing critics with his performance in 'Jal', Purab Kohli is now likely to waltz into the new season of popular dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. Names of various celebrities are being tossed around as possible contestants in the new season, but Purab is said to have given a...
  • IPL 7: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit to light up gala opening? April 8, 2014

    The ICC World Twenty20 gripped Bangladesh for three weeks and now it's the turn of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that awaits the Indian Premier League's (IPL) debut in the gulf, with reports of Bollywood stars joining the gala opening. The Gulf News has reported that Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit...
  • Madhuri Dixit named most inspirational female Bollywood icon April 2, 2014

    London: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit has been named the most inspirational female Bollywood icon, becoming the first to receive the honour instituted last year. The 46-year-old actress was bestowed the honour at the third annual Bradford Inspirational Women Awards (BIWA) in Bradford in the UK. Last year, as the...
  • Gorgeous at 46! Madhuri Dixit stuns in a figure hugging skirt and peplum top March 27, 2014

    She may be in the wrong side of 40s, but Madhuri Dixit manages to stun one and all even to this day. The actress, a mother of two boys, looked absolutely gorgeous in a off shoulder peplum white and black top and figure hugging black skirt at the recently held...
  • Queen, Gulaab Gang, Highway: Women in Indian cinema are finally claiming their rightful place March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Men, kindly take note. The women in Indian cinema tasted blood and they won't be satisfied with being just an arm candy anymore. In a male dominated industry, where a hero brings in the audience to the theatre every Friday, filmmakers are seemingly taking the risk to cast...
  • Happy Holi! Hrithik Roshan, Madhuri Dixit, Amitabh Bachchan wish fans on Twitter March 17, 2014

    As the neighbourhood gets ready to splash the Holi colours, Bollywood celebrities take time out to wish their fans a happy Holi. While actor Hrithik Roshan says that best colours to apply today are that of "laughter and love", Dhanush reminisces about the Holi scenes from his debut Hindi film, 'Raanjhanaa'. Read...
  • 'Queen' earns Rs 10 crore in the opening weekend; 'Gulaab Gang' earns Rs 8 crore March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Two women oriented films, 'Queen' and 'Gulaab Gang' had a slow start on its opening weekend. While 'Queen' earned Rs 10 Crore in the first three days of its release, Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla starrer 'Gulaab Gang' earned Rs 8.84 crores. Word of mouth publicity coupled with...
  • Working with Madhuri Dixit has been a learning experience: Atul Srivastava March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: After gaining appreciation for his minor roles in films like 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai', Munna Bhai MBBS' and 'Bhootnath', actor Atul Srivastava says his character in Soumik Sen's 'Gulaab Gang' is an important milestone of his career. Atul, 52, believes that his portrayal of a corrupt Block Development...
  • Gulaab Gang: I'm loving the hate, says Juhi Chawla March 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Juhi Chawla is revelling in the reviews of her latest release 'Gulaab Gang', in which she has played a negative role for the first time. "I am loving the hate. For the first time, I'm actually glad you could hate me," Juhi posted on her Twitter page, along with the...
  • Women's Day Special: Celebration of womanhood in 'Gulaab Gang', 'Queen' March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Women can be each others greatest strength and also their greatest enemy. Soumik Sen's latest Gulaab Gang highlights that how women in their own way can make a society more conducive for peace and harmony and can also harm it. Playing a social vigilant in 'Gulaab Gang', Madhuri Dixit...
  • 'Gulaab Gang' review: The film is muddled and forgettable March 11, 2014

    Cast: Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla Director: Soumik Sen In a key scene from Gulaab Gang, Madhuri Dixit's Rajjo leads a group of women dressed in pink saris and wielding lathis, sickles and axes to descend upon a band of thugs who're smuggling their village ration. Leaping through the air and pouncing...