Madhuri Dixit, one of the most talented Bollywood actors completed 36 years in the film industry on Monday and conducted an Ask Me Anything session with her fans on Twitter. The actor made her debut with the 1984 film Abodh, in which she played a young bride named Gauri. She called her journey in Bollywood “one thrilling rollercoaster ride.”
On being asked to share her most unforgettable moment from her various films, the actor said, “My very first shot for Abodh. It felt like a dream that I was working in a film.” Another fan asked, “When you did your first film Abodh did you imagine that you’ll get this far ?” She replied, “Well… when I did Abodh, I never even imagined that I will be working in a film hahah.”
A fan asked her to name her most favourite song which she has ever performed, and the actor named her popular dance number from the film Tezaab — Ek Do Teen. She also revealed that Hum Aapke Hain Koun was her favourite film.
A fan asked her favourite Shah Rukh Khan film and she replied, “I loved him in Baazigar, DDLJ, Chak De India & all the films we did together.” The two have appeared in quite a few successful films together including Dil To Pagal Hai, Devdas, Koyla, Anjaam and Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam.
The actor also revealed her sporty side and said that they used to play a lot of table tennis especially when shooting outdoors in Ooty. On being asked to name an extreme sport which she has tried after meeting her husband Sriram Nene, she replied, “surfing”.
Madhuri was last seen in Kalank and Total Dhamaal last year. She is currently working on her production venture, Panchak. Actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene went down memory lane and shared how she was bitten by the acting bug.
“This day back in 1984 I started my journey in Bollywood with Abodh. Join me as I look back at some of the scenes – I’ve had the privilege of working with some very talented people over the years & I’m grateful for all the love #36YearsInBollywood,” Madhuri tweeted on Monday.
Directed by Hiren Nag, Madhuri’s debut film “Abodh” released in 1985 and co-starred late Bengali superstar Tapas Pal. In the film, Madhuri plays the naive and childish Gauri, whose parents are in search for a groom for her.
Madhuri shared a video in which she says: “I decided to go back when it all started and look at a few scenes from the film with you guys. They needed someone with really long hair, so they had to make the whole wig. Though you can see the head is slightly bigger because …it was a very thick wig (says with laughter). I thoroughly enjoyed working on this movie. I think with movie, I got bit by the acting bug.”
The actress shot to fame with the action romance “Tezaab” (1988) and went on to court superstardom with top-grossing hits like “Dil” (1990), “Beta” (1992), “Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!” (1994), and “Dil To Pagal Hai” (1997). She was last seen on the big screen in the 2019 multistarrer “Kalank”. The actress, also a producer, is fondly known as Bollywood’s dancing diva owing to her