New Delhi, Nov 26 : Actress Madhuri Dixit has been roped in as the brand ambassador of air fragrance brand Odonil. She is happy to endorse a brand which is all about "freshness and transformation".
"I can’t wait for the new campaign to break. It’s a lovely film filled with flowers, fragrance, magic and two cute little fairies,” Madhuri said in a statement.
Talking about the new product Odonil 2X, the Bollywood beauty said: “It shows the ‘double fragrance’ of the new Odonil 2X through a magical transformation of the environment and the people it surrounds."
Mumbai, Nov 25 : Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit is excited about the Remo D'Souza choreographed song in her much awaited movie "Dedh Ishqiya" and says that the dance director tried something different in it.
"There are two dance numbers in the film and both the songs are sung by Rekha Bhardwaj. Birju Maharaj has choreographed one song and the other is by Remo. I am very excited about Remo's song as it's very unlike Remo style. He has done a good job," Madhuri told reporters Monday at a "Dedh Ishqiya" event here.
Mumbai, Nov 9 : Actress Madhuri Dixit was elated after her husband Shriram Nene complimented her for her look in the first look trailer of her forthcoming film "Dedh Ishqiya".
The first look trailer of the film, featuring Madhuri, Naseeruddin Shah, Huma Qureshi and Arshad Warsi, was released online Friday. In the film, Madhuri plays a dancer, Begum Para, who is an attractive dangerous woman.
New Delhi, Oct 29 : Actress Madhuri Dixit has been signed as the brand ambassador of Dabur Chyawanprash, health care product from the House of Dabur.
"With its immunity strengthening properties, Dabur Chyawanprash protects my family from common day-to-day ailments," Madhuri, who has also judged dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa", said in a statement.
Mumbai, Aug 23 : Be it saving seven street dogs or donating generous funds for the Uttarkhand flood victims, Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit is always willing to help. Most recently the diva took some sick children to watch the dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6", which she judges.
A source from the set revealed that Madhuri invited the children suffering from brain tumour to watch the shoots of celebrity dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6".
The actress wanted the children to enjoy and have fun.(IANS)
Mumbai, July 9 : Between film shoots, TV shows, red carpet appearances, and her duty as a wife and mother, actress Madhuri Dixit believes she is managing her personal and professional life quite well. She motivates others to be "all in one" too.
She says this balancing act is a key trait of "modern Indian women".
"Dancer, actor, mother, wife all these roles, I have lived in one life. All in one is the mantra of the modern Indian women," the 46-year-old tweeted.
Mumbai, July 3 : Madhuri Dixit, who returned to India from the US after spending almost a decade away from Bollywood, has bagged some interesting projects and says it's important to have goals in life for success.
"There is no mantra for success. But one should always think positive, should always have some goals in life. Then there should be some discipline, which would help you reach your goals," the 46-year-old said when asked about her mantra for success.
"So there has to be something you are working towards and that helps you, you have to keep moving all the time," she added.
Mumbai, June 20 : Known for her iconic dance moves, Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit is all set to make her debut at the IIFA and says she is very excited about it.
The 14th edition of Videocon DDB IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) weekend will start July 4 and the actress will perform on some of her unforgettable songs on July 6 at the 15,000-seat Cotai Arena in The Venetian Macao.
New Delhi, May 31 : After getting intimate with Vidya Balan in "Ishqiya", veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah shot a steamy scene with dancing diva Madhuri Dixit for its sequel "Dedh Ishqiya". Director Abhishek Chaubey says "it's not easy".
"It is not easy to shoot intimate scenes. Actors have to trust my vision, and I had to make sure I didn't let her and the other actors down," Chaubey said in a statement.
Madhuri portrays Begum Para in the film, and it is a strong character.
Mumbai, May 28 : In her about three-decade career Bollywood dancing diva Madhuri Dixit has worked with many good looking and talented actors like Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, and Sanjay Dutt, but she finds yesteryear star Dharmendra the most handsome.
"I think he is one of the most handsome persons I have ever seen on screen," Madhuri said while talking about Dharmendra's good looks, and added she is also a huge fan of his trademark dancing step.
Mumbai, May 18 : Actor Arshad Warsi, who has, for the first time, shared screen space with Madhuri Dixit in "Dedh Ishqiya", believes the actress' husband, Shriram Nene is the happiest man on earth to have her as his life partner.
Arshad is also bowled over Madhuri's professionalism and her "happy-go-lucky" nature.
"I think Dr. Nene is the happiest man on earth because Madhuri is absolutely divine," Arshad said here at the DVD launch of his last release "Jolly LLB".
Mumbai, May 1 : Actress Juhi Chawla, who is sharing the screen space with her once arch rival Madhuri Dixit for the first time in "Gulaab Gang", calls the "dhak dhak" girl her "one of the best co-stars" so far.
Loosely based on Uttar-Pradesh based Sampat Pal's "Gulabi Gang", which works for the women's betterment, "Gulaab Gang" features Madhuri in the main lead, and Juhi in a negative role.
"I enjoyed working in 'Gulaab Gang' because I was working with Madhuri in the film. First time we shot the scenes with each other," Juhi said here Tuesday at the wrap-up party of the film.
Mumbai, April 23 : Madhuri Dixit is an ideal combination of a good actress and dancer, says Richa Chadda and adds that the Bollywood diva is like a "mirchi".
"Madhuri Dixit is like a 'mirchi'. She can dance and act equally well. So she is very fit to be an actress," said Richa, who made her acting debut in 2008 with Dibakar Baneerjee's "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!"
But Richa grabbed attention after her work in "Gangs Of Wasseypur".
She will next be seen in Farhan Akhtar's home production "Fukrey" and guarantees that it will entertain moviegoers.
Mumbai, April 23 : Once she was a big fan of Madhuri Dixit and now Huma Qureshi is her co-star in "Dedh Ishqiya" and her happiness knows no bounds.
Known for her bold role in "Gangs of Wasseypur", Huma praised her co-star. "Madhuri is so beautiful. I never thought I will be part of 'Dedh Ishqiya'."
"It's a pleasure to be part of such an ensemble cast. I am very excited to work with Madhuri," the actress told IANS.
Director Abhishek Chaubey and "Dedh Ishqiya" team is currently shooting at Mira Road here.
New Delhi, April 22 : Madhuri Dixit has finished the action-packed shooting of Anubhav Sinha's "Gulaab Gang".
"It's a wrap! Pack up on the set of 'Gulaab Gang'! Shooting is done. Can't believe it," she tweeted Monday.
Madhuri, Bollywood's dancing diva, is said to have enjoyed filming the action scenes for the movie, which is said to be inspired by the Gulabi Gang, a real gang of girls headed by social activist Sampat Pal, which raises its voice against atrocities on women.
"Gulaab Gang", directed by Soumik Sen, also features Huma Qureshi and Juhi Chawla.(IANS)
Mumbai, April 10 : Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha managed to convince actress Madhuri Dixit and her mother to sing a song in his upcoming film "Gulab Gang". He says the song has turned out very well.
"When we approached Madhuri to sing a song in the film, she happily agreed to do so. When she came for the recording, she came with her mom and we discovered her mom is a very good singer. So we asked her mom if she could sing a song. Eventually, we got both Madhuri and her mom to sing a song in the film," Sinha told IANS.
He is happy with the outcome.
Actress Madhuri Dixit, who will soon be seen playing the lead role in "Gulaab Gang", has shot an action sequence for the upcoming film.
The movie is partly inspired by social activist Sampat Pal and the work she and her 'Gulabi Gang' do for women's welfare.
"Had great fun shooting action sequence for 'Gulaab Gang' yesterday. Tiring, but completely challenging and exciting," Madhuri posted on Twitter.
She even said it is currently the most exciting activity for herself.
Mumbai, March 21 : Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit took to Twitter to congratulate Birju Maharaj for winning a National Award this year.
"Congratulations to Pandit Birju Maharaj-ji for winning the National award. Overjoyed," tweeted Madhuri, who will train under the renowned choreographer for "Dedh Ishqiya".
He had earlier taught the actress, a trained Kathak dancer, steps for the song "Kaahe chhed mohe" from the film "Devdas".
Birju Maharaj won the National Award for best choreography for Kamal Haasan's multilingual spy-thriller "Vishwaroopam".(IANS)
Mumbai, March 16 : Actress Madhuri Dixit, who has been busy working on "Dedh Ishqiya", is at peace after watching the movie's rushes.
"Another day on the set of 'Dedh Ishqiya'. Saw the rushes and they look great," tweeted Madhuri, who has been filming for the movie in and around Lucknow.
The film, directed by Abhishek Chaubey, is a sequel to the commercially successful "Ishqiya".(IANS)
Mumbai, Feb 26 : Madhuri Dixit has launched an online dance academy and the actress says it is her way to get closer to her fans who have always loved her dance.
"The first step was when I made my website and second was when we created the apps. This is my way to get closer to my fans. I wanted to do something for my fans who have always loved me. I wanted to do something for them," the 45-year-old said here at the launch.
The website is called dancewithmadhuridexit. com and Madhuri wants to teach her fans all sorts of dance styles through the site.