Madhuri Dixit, the heartthrob of millions and the actor who is credited with a million-dollar smile is celebrating her 50th birthday today. Madhuri Dixit was born on May 15, 1967 and ventured into films with Abodh in 1984. She is one of the most popular and most revered actresses of recent times. Most contemporary heroines look up to her and try to emulate her acting and dancing in their craft. Madhuri Dixit was one of the ruling divas in the 90s and worked alongside most top heroes of that time like Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Akshay Kumar. She gave quite a number of blockbuster films in the 90s like Ram Lakhan, Dil, Khalnayak, Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!, Dil To Pagal Hai, Devdas etc. Madhuri Dixit is known for her exemplary acting prowess and unmatchable dancing style. Bollywood stars like like Juhi Chawla, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff took to Twitter to wish her on her birthday.

Madhuri Dixit married Shriram Madhav Nene,a surgeon from Los Angeles in 1999 and moved to US for some time. She has two sons – Arin and Ryan. She made a comeback to Bollywood movies with her film Aaja Nachle and then followed it up with movies like Gulaab Gang and Dedh Ishqiya. Madhuri Dixit has also been gracing the small screen with her appearances as judge for numerous dance reality shows like Jhalak Dikhla Jaa. Today, on her 50th birthday many of her colleagues from Bollywood like Juhi Chawla, Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Anupama Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh, Maniesh Paul took to Twitter to wish her on her birthday. Shah Rukh Khan TED Talk video out, Watch SRK deliver one of the most inspiring and funniest speeches ever!

Sample their tweets:

Twitter users also wished the actress:

The actress took to Facebook to express her thanks to all her friends and followers.

Madhuri Dixit is one actress who is respected and well-loved by one and all. When she left Bollywood and settled down to holy matrimony the news broke a lot of hearts. Here’s wishing the beautiful actress a very happy birthday!