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How well do you know Madhuri?

May 16, 2005 17:06 IST
Madhuri Dixit celebrated her birthday on May 15.

Star of countless hit films such as Devdaas and Tezaab, she has been in the industry for almost two decades. But there is still a lot of mystery that surrounds this gorgeous woman.

Find out how well you know the Ek do teen star.

1. What profession did Madhuri want to pursue before she became an actresss?
a. Fashion designer
b. Architect
c. Micro- Biologist

2. What was Madhuri's first film with Subhash Ghai?
a. Swati
b. Karma
c. Ram Lakhan

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Ghai gave Madhuri a small dance sequence in his film Karma, but it was chopped off at the editing table. Ghai promised a bigger role to Madhuri if she stopped doing bit roles.

He kept his promise and offered her a role in Uttar Dakshin and later, gave her a huge break with Ram Lakhan in 1988.

The success of Ram Lakhan came right after she struck gold with N Chandra's Tezaab, and Madhuri became a star.

Correct!
Did you know? Ghai gave Madhuri a small dance sequence in his film Karma, but it was chopped off at the editing table. Ghai promised a bigger role to Madhuri if she stopped doing bit roles.

He kept his promise and offered her a role in Uttar Dakshin and later, gave her a huge break with Ram Lakhan in 1988.

The success of Ram Lakhan came right after she struck gold with N Chandra's Tezaab, and Madhuri became a star.

3. For which film did Madhuri bag her first Filmfare Award?
a. Tezaab
b. Khalnayak
c. Dil

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is C.
Did you know? Though Madhuri had been nominated earlier for the Filmfare Award, she won it for Indra Kumar's Dil.

She made two more movies with Kumar -- Beta (with Anil Kapoor) and Raja (with Anil's brother, Sanjay Kapoor).

Correct!
Did you know? Though Madhuri had been nominated earlier for the Filmfare Award, she won it for Indra Kumar's Dil.

She made two more movies with Kumar -- Beta (with Anil Kapoor) and Raja (with Anil's brother, Sanjay Kapoor).

4. Before Maduri, who was offered the role of Nisha in Dil To Pagal Hai?
a. Juhi Chawla
b. Rani Mukerji
c. Sridevi

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is A.
Did you know? The role of Nisha was offered to many actresses like Juhi Chawla and Raveena Tandon before Madhuri finally said yes.

The film, also starring Shah Rukh Khan and Karisma Kapoor, became a huge hit.

But Madhuri has had her share of flops too. Yaarana, Rajkumar and Prem Granth, to name a few.

Correct!
Did you know? The role of Nisha was offered to many actresses like Juhi Chawla and Raveena Tandon before Madhuri finally said yes.

The film, also starring Shah Rukh Khan and Karisma Kapoor, became a huge hit.

But Madhuri has had her share of flops too. Yaarana, Rajkumar and Prem Granth, to name a few.

5. What was Madhuri's name in Prakash Jha's Mrityudand?
a. Phoolva
b. Chandravati
c. Janaki

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is A.
Did you know? When Ghai first introduced Madhuri, he placed an eight-page advertisement in trade magazines saying that leading producers like Boney Kapoor and Yash Chopra had signed Madhuri for their forthcoming projects. The producers had not approached Madhuri at all.
Correct!
Did you know? When Ghai first introduced Madhuri, he placed an eight-page advertisement in trade magazines saying that leading producers like Boney Kapoor and Yash Chopra had signed Madhuri for their forthcoming projects. The producers had not approached Madhuri at all.

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