In a series of Youtube channels being launched by Bollywood celebrities, Madhuri Dixit Nene is the latest to join the gang. Madhuri launched her channel today, October 24, revealing that she had been waiting to explore the platform for a long time. The channel will give glimpses of her personal and work life.
Making the announcement, Madhuri told IANS, “Youtube is a platform that I’ve been wanting to explore for a long time. I love interacting with my fans in new & interesting ways, and a YouTube channel was an obvious choice. It’s going to be all things personal & candid with sneak peeks into my personal & work life. I’m really excited. Looking forward to a great experience.”
She took to Instagram to announce the launch of her channel. She wrote, “I’m so excited to share my first video on @YouTube, which is a BTS from @IIFA. Enjoy.” Her first video, like she says, is a behind-the-scenes video of her performance at IIFA this year. It is also a tribute to her guru and Bollywood choreographer, Saroj Khan.
Madhuri Dixit is one of the most acclaimed actors and Kathak dancers Bollywood have ever witnessed. Born in a Marathi Brahmin Koknastha family to Mr. Shankar and Mrs. Snehlata, Madhuri Dixit has two sisters Rupa, Bharti, and brother Ajit. She performed well in her academics and aspired to become a Microbiologist which made her pursue the subject from Mumbai’s Sathaye College, formerly known as Parle College; but within six months she opted out from college to pursue her career in Bollywood.
Though she debuted with ‘Abodh’ in 1984, it’s with ‘Tezaab’ (1988), a romantic thriller caste opposite Anil Kapoor, where she started garnering fame and popularity. She earned her first nomination of Filmfare Best Actress with this movie and it was also the highest grossing film in that year. Her performance in ‘Ek Do Tin’ made every heart groove to the beats of the song. During this time, Madhuri also got featured on Debonair and she was also featured as the cover girl on 1986 Filmfare edition. Since then she has graced more than 72 movies with her stupendous performances.
In (2019) she was seen reunited with Anil Kapoor after 17years on screen in a comedy, action and adventure movie ‘Total Dhamaal’ the third sequel of ‘Dhamaal’ (2007). In the same year, she also a part of Dharma productions ‘Kalank’ a period drama film directed by Abhishekh Varman starring along with Sanjay Dutt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Alia Bhatt, and Sonakshi Sinha.
Madhuri Dixit is also associated with various philanthropic activities. She is associated with UNICEF since 2014 to advocate the rights of children, prevent child labor and child trafficking. She was appointed as the brand ambassador for the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign by the Government of India in 2015 that aspires to create awareness and upgrade the efficiency of welfare services intended for girls.