Madhuri Dixit

  • Madhuri Dixit's warm personality gave me confidence to perform on Indian stage, says Canadian dancer Tara Jean Popowich August 24, 2014

    Canadian dancer Tara Jean Popowich, who is the latest contestant to be eliminated from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7′, feels that Indian dancers are good performers as compared to their western counterparts. Tara entered the celebrity dance reality show, which is an Indian adaptation of international talent hunt 'Dancing With the Stars',...
  • Rohit Shetty to direct the remake of Subhash Ghai's 'Ram Lakhan' August 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar is set to produce the remake of Subhash Ghai's 1989 film "Ram Lakhan" in association with the latter's Mukta Arts. Hit director Rohit Shetty has been roped in to helm the project. "Here's the big announcement! Rohit Shetty & Karan Johar, in association with Mukta Arts, present...
  • Madhuri Dixit recalls her long-distance relationship days on 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit revisited her long-distance relationship days with husband Sriram Madhav Nene on the sets of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' while watching the performance of Mouni Roy. Mouni and her choreographer Punit's 'mirror image' act, about two lovers drifted apart by distance, reminded Madhuri about the early...
  • 20 years of 'Hum Aapke Hai Koun': The film that forever changed the way Indians celebrate weddings August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: On a cold winter night of 1994, wrapped in three layers, I had watched the late night show of 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun' with my parents. The film had been running in theaters for a while at that time and at the behest of some friends, my parents...
  • 'If you've been fighting with your parents and you watch this film, you'll feel like making up with them,' says Salman Khan in this '90s 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!' making video August 5, 2014

    Are you a Rajshree fan? Do you find it hard to change the channel when 'Maine Pyaar Kiya' is on TV? Are 'Didi tera devar deewana' and 'Wah wah raamji' some of your favourite wedding songs? Did you ask your parents for a fluffy white Pomeranian dog when you were...
  • 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...