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Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit (born May 15, 1967) is an Indian actress. She was born in Mumbai, India.

Her first big hit was in Tezaab (1988). She also starred in popular films including Dil (1990), Beta (1992), and Khal Nayak (1993). Her high point was Hum Aapke Hain Kaun! in 1994. She went on to act in a number of other films including Dil To Pagal Hai (1997).

Biography

She married Dr. Sriram Nene in 1999.

After marriage she starred in the movie Devdas which was India's nomination for the Foreign Language Film category of the Oscars.

Dixit gave birth to a baby boy Areen in 2003.

Madhuri Dixit was the muse of painter M.F. Hussain. He has made paintings with her as the theme. Also she starred in his film Gaja Gamini (2000).

She is also a 4 times Filmfare Award winner in the category of Best Actress and she also won a Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Devdas in 2002(Filmfare). Regardless of being nominated each year as Best Actress in the decade of the 90's, she is acclaimed as a hit for her box-office records. Her movie Hum Aapke Hain Kaun also appeared in the World's Guinness Book Of Records 1999 for being Bollywood's classic with the record of 14 beautiful songs (the highest number of songs in an Indian film ever). Madhuri Dixit is known for her million dollar smile. She is undoubtedly the most successful actress of her times and is still one of the top actresses of today.

Filmography

  1. Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002) .... Radha
  2. Devdas (2002) .... Chandramukhi
  3. Lajja (2001) ...aka Shame, The (2001) (India: English title: literal title) .... Janki
  4. Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke (2001) .... Neha
  5. Gaja Gamini (2000) .... Gaja Gamini/Sangita/Shakuntala/Monika/Mona Lisa
  6. Pukar (2000) .... Anjali
  7. Aarzoo (1999) .... Pooja
  8. Wajood (1998) .... Apoorva
  9. Death Sentence: Mrityu Dand, The (1997) ... aka Death Sentence (1997) (International: English title) ... aka Mrityudand (1997) (India: Hindi title) .... Ketki
  10. Mohabbat (1997) ... aka Love (1997) (International: English title) .... Shweta Sharma
  11. Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) ... aka Heart Is Crazy, The (1997) (USA: informal English title) .... Pooja
  12. Mahanta (1997) .... Jenny Pinto
  13. Koyla (1997) .... Gauri
  14. PremGranth (1996) ... aka Prem Granth (1996) (India: Hindi title: video box title) .... Kajri
  15. Rajkumar (1996) .... Rajkumari Vishaka
  16. Raja (1995) .... Madhu
  17. Zameen (1995)
  18. Yaarana (1995) .... Lalita/Shikha
  19. Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994) ... aka HAHK (1994) (India: Hindi title: informal short title) ... aka Premalayam (1994) (India: Telugu title: dubbed version) ... aka What Am I to You...! (1994) (International: English title) .... Nisha Choudhury
  20. Anjaam (1994) .... Shivani Chopra
  21. Aansoo Bane Angaray (1993)
  22. Khalnayak (1993) ... aka Khal Nayak (1993) .... Ganga (Gangotri Devi)
  23. Phool (1993)
  24. Sahibaan (1993) .... Sahibaan
  25. Dil Tera Aashiq (1993)
  26. Beta (1992) .... Saraswati
  27. Dharavi (1992) ... aka City of Dreams (1992) ... aka Dharavi - Quicksand (1992) (India: Hindi title) ... aka Island (1992) (International: English title) ... aka Marshes (1992) (International: English title) .... Dreamgirl
  28. Prem Deewane (1992) .... Shivangi Mehra
  29. Sangeet (1992)
  30. Zindagi Ek Juaa (1992) .... Juhi
  31. 100 Days (1991) .... Devi
  32. Jamai Raja (1991) .... Rekha
  33. Khel (1991) .... Seema/Jhari Bhuti
  34. Prahaar (1991) ... aka Blow, The (1991) (International: English title) .... Shirley
  35. Saajan (1991) .... Pooja
  36. Pratikaar (1991) .... Madhu
  37. Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin (1990) ... aka Diwana Mujhsa Nahin (1990) (India: Hindi title: alternative transliteration) .... Anita
  38. Izzatdaar (1990) ... aka Honourable (1990)
  39. Khilaaf (1990) .... Sweta
  40. Kishen Kanhaiya (1990)
  41. Pyaar Ka Devata (1990)
  42. Vardi (1990) .... Jaya
  43. Thanedaar (1990) .... Chanda
  44. Sailaab (1990) .... Dr. Sushma
  45. Jeevan Ek Sangharsh (1990) .... Madhu Sen
  46. Dil (1990) .... Madhu
  47. Maha-Sangram (1990) ... aka Big Battle, The (1990) ... aka Maha-Sangram (1990) (UK)
  48. Kanoon Apna Apna (1989) .... Bharathi
  49. Mujrim (1989) ... aka Criminal (1989) (International: English title) .... Sonia
  50. Parinda (1989) ... aka Pigeon, The (1989) (India: English title).... Paro
  51. Ram Lakhan (1989) .... Radha
  52. Tridev (1989) .... Divya Mathur
  53. Paap Ka Anth (1989)
  54. Prem Pratigyaa (1989) ... aka Oath of Love, The (1989) .... Laxmi
  55. Ilaaka (1989) .... Vidya
  56. Khatron Ke Khiladi (1988) .... Kavita
  57. Tezaab (1988) ... aka Acid (1988) .... Mohini
  58. Dayavan (1988)
  59. Awara Baap (1987)
  60. Mohre (1987)
  61. Uttar Dakshin (1987)
  62. Hifazat (1987)
  63. Abodh (1986)
  64. Swati (1986)

She is also a 4 time Filmfare winner in the category of Best Actress and she also won a Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Devdas in 2002(Filmfare). Regardless of being nominated as Best Actress in the decade of the 90's, she is acclaimed as a hit for her box-office records. Her movie Hum Aapke Hain Kaun also appeared in the World's Guinness Book Of Records 1999 for being Bollywood's classic with the record of 14 beautiful songs (the highest number of songs in an Indian film ever). Madhuri Dixit is known for her million dollar smile. She is undoubtedly the most successful actress of her times and is still one of the top actresses of today.


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She is undoubtedly the most successful actress of her times and is still one of the top actresses of today. The song is featured on the band's album In Utero. Madhuri Dixit is known for her million dollar smile. Farmer was the subject of a song by the popular grunge band Nirvana entitled "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle". Her movie Hum Aapke Hain Kaun also appeared in the World's Guinness Book Of Records 1999 for being Bollywood's classic with the record of 14 beautiful songs (the highest number of songs in an Indian film ever). These comments do not support the biographical description of her as a "lobotomized zombie". Regardless of being nominated as Best Actress in the decade of the 90's, she is acclaimed as a hit for her box-office records. They also describe a woman who was able to establish a comfortable lifestyle and a successful career, (albeit hampered by alcoholism), in which she was required to display creativity and intelligence, and to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of people, especially during her 6 year role as a television presenter.

She is also a 4 time Filmfare winner in the category of Best Actress and she also won a Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Devdas in 2002(Filmfare). They describe emotional outbursts similar to those attributed to Farmer during her Hollywood years. She is undoubtedly the most successful actress of her times and is still one of the top actresses of today. Associates who knew Farmer during her later years in Indianapolis have described her as a woman capable of unreasonable or temperamental behavior, who could sometimes be confrontational and difficult. Madhuri Dixit is known for her million dollar smile. It has been further stated that former staff members have confirmed in interviews that Farmer did not receive a lobotomy. Her movie Hum Aapke Hain Kaun also appeared in the World's Guinness Book Of Records 1999 for being Bollywood's classic with the record of 14 beautiful songs (the highest number of songs in an Indian film ever). Although a number of patients have been recorded as receiving the procedure, there has been no evidence presented to support the claim that Farmer was among them.

Regardless of being nominated each year as Best Actress in the decade of the 90's, she is acclaimed as a hit for her box-office records. Considered a ground-breaking medical procedure at the time, the hospital did not attempt to conceal their work, and on the contrary had kept extensive records. She is also a 4 times Filmfare Award winner in the category of Best Actress and she also won a Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Devdas in 2002(Filmfare). Debunkers of this aspect of Farmer's representation have stated that medical records for Western State Hospital, where Farmer was a patient, show that lobotomies were practiced during her time there. Also she starred in his film Gaja Gamini (2000). Arnold stated several years later that his intention had not been to create a true biography of Farmer, and that much of his story had been "fictionalized". He has made paintings with her as the theme. This statement was widely accepted as factual, and scenes of Farmer being subjected to the procedure were used to shocking effect in the film Frances.

Hussain. A further biography Shadowlands by William Arnold, published in 1978, asserted for the first time that Farmer had been the subject of a transorbital lobotomy. Madhuri Dixit was the muse of painter M.F. Ratcliffe later admitted that she had deliberately exaggerated Farmer's torment, and that much of the finished work was not contributed by Farmer. Dixit gave birth to a baby boy Areen in 2003. The book's author, Farmer's friend Jean Ratcliffe, admitted that she had written the book specifically with the view to creating a saleable and filmable property. After marriage she starred in the movie Devdas which was India's nomination for the Foreign Language Film category of the Oscars. Her own ghostwritten autobiography published after her death described the brutality of her incarceration, and claimed that she had been raped, beaten, doused in freezing baths, and forced by a warder to eat her own feces.

Sriram Nene in 1999. In the years since Farmer's death, her treatment in institutions has been the subject of serious discussion and wild speculation, such as the sensationized chapter relating to her breakdown, in Hollywood Babylon by Kenneth Anger. She married Dr. Susan Blakely also portrayed Farmer in a television production which used the title of the autobiography. She went on to act in a number of other films including Dil To Pagal Hai (1997). Lange has maintained her compassion and empathy for Farmer's plight and in interviews remains an ardent supporter. Her high point was Hum Aapke Hain Kaun! in 1994. Actress Jessica Lange played Farmer in the 1982 feature film "Frances" and was Oscar-nominated for her role.

Her first big hit was in Tezaab (1988). She also starred in popular films including Dil (1990), Beta (1992), and Khal Nayak (1993). Although Farmer had worked on it until her illness overwhelmed her, much of it was written by a friend Jean Ratcliffe. She was born in Mumbai, India. Her autobiography Will There Really Be A Morning was published posthumously and previously unknown details of Farmer's hellish life became public for the first time. Madhuri Dixit (born May 15, 1967) is an Indian actress. Frances Farmer is interred in the Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Fishers, Indiana. Swati (1986). During this time she made friends who treated her as family, something she claimed never to have experienced before, and she lived the remaining few years of her life in contented obscurity before her death from esophageal cancer in 1970.

Abodh (1986). Farmer finally found security in Indianapolis where in 1958 she was given her own afternoon show Frances Farmer Presents but by 1964, her alcoholism had made her unreliable and she was fired. Hifazat (1987). She appeared in one mediocre film that exploited her famous name, but Hollywood quickly lost interest in her. Uttar Dakshin (1987). Reviewers of the program described her responses as highly intelligent, and also noted her brusque but forthcoming reactions to some of the more personal questions and suggested that on occasions she seemed to be on the verge of losing her patience. Mohre (1987). Farmer stated that she did not believe that she had ever been mentally ill, and even at the time had not believed it, but that "if a person is treated like a patient, they are apt to act like one".

Awara Baap (1987). This was followed by an appearance on the TV show This Is Your Life, where Farmer was questioned over her alcohol abuse and mental illness. Dayavan (1988). This led to a renewed interest in her and a couple of appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show where Sullivan treated her with dignity. Mohini. After finally being recognized by a talent agent, in 1957 he arranged for her to move to San Francisco to work as a receptionist in a hotel where the talent agent arranged for a reporter to recognize her and write an article about her. aka Acid (1988) ... In 1954, after a brief second marriage, she moved to Eureka, California where she worked anonymously for almost three years as a secretary/bookkeeper at a photo studio.

Tezaab (1988) .. Later she ascertained and secured competency for herself. Kavita. At this time she believed that she could be institutionalized again on her mother's instruction, as had happened in the past. Khatron Ke Khiladi (1988) ... Farmer stated in her autobiography that they had done so in order to have her take care of them in their old age. Vidya. In 1950, her parents made a request that the state review her case, declare her competent and parole her.

Ilaaka (1989) ... Three subsequent stays in a state mental institution followed, the longest from April 1946 to March 1950. Laxmi. Declared incompetent, she was released into her mother's care, and went to live with her. aka Oath of Love, The (1989) ... After her arrest for violating probation she went to a mental institution where she received insulin and shock treatment (ECT). Prem Pratigyaa (1989) .. Dragged from her hotel room to face a charge, she threw an inkwell at the judge and swore at him, and found herself sentenced to 180 days probation.

Paap Ka Anth (1989). More insecure than her abrasive and self-assured persona indicated, she was also battling alcoholism and a driving offence set in motion a chain of events that led to her downfall, with Farmer seemingly determined to destroy herself. Divya Mathur. Unfortunately her two subsequent appearances on Broadway each had short runs, and she found herself back in Los Angeles, frequently being loaned out by Paramount to other studios for starring roles, while at her home studio she was consigned to costarring appearances. Tridev (1989) ... She arranged a special deal with Paramount where she agreed to stay in Los Angeles for three months out of every year to make motion pictures, freeing up the remainder of each year for her theater activities. Radha. This relationship ended with Farmer feeling betrayed that he had used her drawing power to further the success of his play, and she returned to Hollywood, somewhat chastened and willing to continue her movie career, though still on her terms.

Ram Lakhan (1989) ... She embarked on an affair with Odets but he was married to the actress Luise Rainer and offered Farmer no commitment. Paro. With the intention of solidifying her reputation as a serious actress, she left Hollywood in 1937, first to do summer stock on the East Coast, and, after she was seen there by Harold Clurman and Clifford Odets, to join the Group Theatre and to appear in the Clifford Odets play Golden Boy. aka Pigeon, The (1989) (India: English title)... In an age when the studios dictated every facet of a star's life, Farmer rebelled against the studio's control and off-screen resisted every attempt that was made to glamourize her life. Parinda (1989) .. Her aspiration was to be a great actress and she felt stifled by Paramount's tendency to cast her in costume dramas that depended on her looks more than her talent, and her naturally outspoken demeanor became uncooperative and contemptuous.

Sonia. Farmer was not entirely satisfied with her career progression. aka Criminal (1989) (International: English title) ... She married her first husband, actor Leif Erickson the same year. Mujrim (1989) .. Her portrayals of both the mother and daughter were well received by critics and public alike, and many critics wrote of her potential to become a major star. Bharathi. In 1936 she gave her most acclaimed performance when she was loaned to Samuel Goldwyn to appear in Come and Get It, based on the novel by Edna Ferber.

Kanoon Apna Apna (1989) ... After receiving top billing in two well-received 1936 Paramount "B" films, she was cast opposite Bing Crosby the same year in Rhythm On The Range. aka Maha-Sangram (1990) (UK). She moved to Hollywood in 1935, where her striking good looks and distinctive voice led her to a 7-year contract with Paramount Studios. aka Big Battle, The (1990) .. These deeds led to accusations that she was both an atheist and a Communist, but her first interest had always been acting, which she studied at the University of Washington. Maha-Sangram (1990) .. In 1931, Farmer won an essay contest for a controversial work titled "God Dies", and in 1935 won a trip to the Soviet Union while working for a leftist newspaper.

Madhu. Frances Elena Farmer (born September 19, 1913 in Seattle, Washington and died August 1, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana) was an American film actress. Dil (1990) ... Madhu Sen. Jeevan Ek Sangharsh (1990) ...

Sushma. Dr. Sailaab (1990) ... Chanda.

Thanedaar (1990) ... Jaya. Vardi (1990) ... Pyaar Ka Devata (1990).

Kishen Kanhaiya (1990). Sweta. Khilaaf (1990) ... aka Honourable (1990).

Izzatdaar (1990) .. Anita. aka Diwana Mujhsa Nahin (1990) (India: Hindi title: alternative transliteration) ... Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin (1990) ..

Madhu. Pratikaar (1991) ... Pooja. Saajan (1991) ...

Shirley. aka Blow, The (1991) (International: English title) ... Prahaar (1991) .. Seema/Jhari Bhuti.

Khel (1991) ... Rekha. Jamai Raja (1991) ... Devi.

100 Days (1991) ... Juhi. Zindagi Ek Juaa (1992) ... Sangeet (1992).

Shivangi Mehra. Prem Deewane (1992) ... Dreamgirl. aka Marshes (1992) (International: English title) ...

aka Island (1992) (International: English title) .. aka Dharavi - Quicksand (1992) (India: Hindi title) .. aka City of Dreams (1992) .. Dharavi (1992) ..

Saraswati. Beta (1992) ... Dil Tera Aashiq (1993). Sahibaan.

Sahibaan (1993) ... Phool (1993). Ganga (Gangotri Devi). aka Khal Nayak (1993) ...

Khalnayak (1993) .. Aansoo Bane Angaray (1993). Shivani Chopra. Anjaam (1994) ...

Nisha Choudhury. aka What Am I to You...! (1994) (International: English title) ... aka Premalayam (1994) (India: Telugu title: dubbed version) .. aka HAHK (1994) (India: Hindi title: informal short title) ..

Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994) .. Lalita/Shikha. Yaarana (1995) ... Zameen (1995).

Madhu. Raja (1995) ... Rajkumari Vishaka. Rajkumar (1996) ...

Kajri. aka Prem Granth (1996) (India: Hindi title: video box title) ... PremGranth (1996) .. Gauri.

Koyla (1997) ... Jenny Pinto. Mahanta (1997) ... Pooja.

aka Heart Is Crazy, The (1997) (USA: informal English title) ... Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) .. Shweta Sharma. aka Love (1997) (International: English title) ...

Mohabbat (1997) .. Ketki. aka Mrityudand (1997) (India: Hindi title) ... Death Sentence: Mrityu Dand, The (1997) ... aka Death Sentence (1997) (International: English title) ..

Apoorva. Wajood (1998) ... Pooja. Aarzoo (1999) ...

Anjali. Pukar (2000) ... Gaja Gamini/Sangita/Shakuntala/Monika/Mona Lisa. Gaja Gamini (2000) ...

Neha. Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke (2001) ... Janki. Lajja (2001) ...aka Shame, The (2001) (India: English title: literal title) ...

Chandramukhi. Devdas (2002) ... Radha. Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002) ...

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