Madhuri Dixit (born Madhuri Shankar Dixit on 15 May 1967) is an Indian Bollywood actress. Throughout the late 1980s and 1990s, she established herself as one of Hindi cinema's leading actresses and accomplished dancers. Dixit is often cited by the media as one of the most prominent female actresses in Bollywood. In 2008, she was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award by the Government of India
Madhuri Dixit made her acting debut in Abodh in 1984.she landed the lead female role in Tezaab (1988), which shot her to stardom, and for which she received her first Filmfare nomination.In 1990, Dixit starred in Indra Kumar's romantic-drama Dil, alongside Aamir Khan.The film became one of the biggest box-office hits of the year in India, and Dixit's performance earned her the first Filmfare Best Actress Award of her career.Hum Aapke Hain Kaun! became one of the biggest grossers ever in the history of Hindi cinema, won Dixit her third Filmfare Best Actress Award.Dixit appeared as Pooja in Yash Chopra's .Dil To Pagal Hai (1997). The film was a major national success, both critically and commercially, and Dixit won her fourth Filmfare Best Actress Award
In 2002, she starred in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Devdas with Shahrukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai. Her performance was applauded and earned her a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. The film attracted worldwide attention and was featured at the Cannes Film Festival.On 25 February 2006 she performed on stage for the first time in six years at the Filmfare Awards to music from her last movie Devdas.