Madhuri Dixit


1. – Mahima Chaudhry, Pardes, India, 1997. Nagpur auteur changed Rita Chaudhry’s name so she could benefit from  M being lucky for women debuting  in his films  such as Manisha Koirala… and, yes, Madhuri, herself.

2. – Tabu, Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United, India, 1999. Unable to take up Bollywood director Sooraj R Barjatya’s offer to play Sadhana.

3. – Tabu, Meenaxi: Tale of 3 Cities, India, 2004. Painter-turned-movie-maker   MF   Hussain first wanted Madhuri in the enigmatic title role. The ex-model from a Marathi-speaking Koknastha Hindu Brahmin family makes less films since  moving to    Colorado with her doctor husband and two sons. 

 Birth year: Death year: Other name: Casting Calls:  3