A graceful actress, evergreen beauty, and India’s dancing sensation Madhuri Dixit who has the entire nation dancing to her dance numbers, celebrates her birthday today.
The Hum Aapke Hain Koun star, who has over 55 movies and a number of rocking dance numbers to her credit, turns 50 today but seems to be ageing backwards.
Here is a list of her evergreen dance songs that India still dances to.
- Ek do teen, Tezaab (1988)
Choreographed by Saroj Khan, this song became an overnight hit and Madhuri shot to fame instantly. She is still remembered as ‘Mohini’, from the song.
- Humko aaj kal hai, Sailaab (1990)
Dressed as a fisherwoman in the song, this was Madhuri’s second most influential performance as a dancer. The song is remembered for its soul-stirring dance moves.
- Dhak dhak karne laga, Beta (1991)
This is perhaps Madhuri’s most remembered and popular dance number. Her bold dance moves and onscreen chemistry with actor Anil Kapoor was much loved by the audience.
4. Choli ke peeche, Khalnayak (1993)
Criticised for its lyrics, this song become a rage in the 90s. Madhuri dressed in a traditional Rajasthani attire looks all beautiful and once again proved her dancing abilities. Sung by Ila Arun, this song is a famous dance number of all times.
5.Chan ke khet mein, Anjaam (1994)
Again a super hit, this dance number was another feather in Madhuri’s hat. The famous hand step of this dance is became an iconic dance move.
- Didi tera devar deewna, Hum Aapke Hain Koun (1994)
Song of the classic 1994 release, this popular song continues to be played in Indian weddings till date. Remembered for Madhuri’s costume and interesting lyrics, her dance adds more charm to the song and fascinates the audience.
- Maar dala, Devdas (2002)
Madhuri’s graceful Kathak moves in this mujra are beautifully choreographed and she looks highly elegant in the green lehenga. Her dance won applause in this song, like always.
8.Aaja nachle, Aaja Nachle (2007)
After settling with husband in the US, Madhuri made her comeback in Bollywood with this movie. Although the movie did not do well at box office, people loved her dance in the movie and welcomed her back in the industry.
9.Ghaghra, Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Madhuri’s item number in the movie became a rage among the audience as she shared the stage along with Bollywood heartthrob, Ranbir Kapoor, who like us is a big fan of the dancing diva.
Happy Birthday, Madhuri!