In the 90s Madhuri Dixit Nene was ultra popular and she was the first choice of the Bollywood filmmakers. She left Bollywood in 1999 and made a comeback in 2011 with the movie Aaja Nachle. Later on, she revived her career with the movies like Dedh Ishqiya and Gulab Gang. Today she celebrated her 51st birthday. On this occasion, we have brought you some lesser known facts about her.
1. She Literally Carried The Weight
In the movie Devdas, she wore a costume that weighed 30Kg. The costume was designed by Neeta Lulla.
2. She Was Paid More Than Salman Khan In “Hum Aapke Hai Koun”
Madhuri Dixit played the lead role in the movie “Hum Aapke Hai Koun”. According to the sources, she bagged a whopping amount of Rs 2.7 crore for the movie and that amount was more than the amount paid to her co-star Salman Khan.
3. Madhuri Dixit Has A Degree In Microbiology
In the beginning, Madhuri had no interest in acting. She studied microbiology. However, the acting field attracted her and she started her acting career with the movie Abodh (1984). She gained the recognition with the movie Tezaab (1988).