Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit, who is very famous in the B-Town, says that her sons are unaffected by her stardom. The 46-year-old is raising two children with her doctor husband Shriram Madhav Nene in Mumbai.
Madhuri admits that she likes it when her children get excited to see her on television. "I have no idea if they understand it and I like it that way. I want them to be as innocent as possible. Even today they come running to me and say that mom you are on TV." explained Madhuri.
"My little one comes to me and asks me, 'really are you that famous?' But they are untouched by it and that's the way I like it," added Madhuri.
After a long break, Madhuri made a come back in Bollywood with the movie Aaja Nachle. Her sons were brought up in the US and moved to India 2 years back. Only now they actually see how famous their mother is. Madhuri is currently working on two Bollywood films - Gulaab Gang and Dedh Ishqiya.
Gulaab Gang, which also stars Juhi Chawla in the lead role, is directed by debutant Soumik Sen. The film is based on Gulabi Gang, who are a group of Indian vigilantes. Her other upcoming movie Dedh Ishqiya is a sequel to 2010's Ishqiya. This black comedy-thriller is set to release in January 2014.
Have a look the slide show for more information Madhuri Dixit's life. (Inputs from IANS)
Relocated To The US
After her marriage with Shriram Madhav Nene in 1999, the couple relocated to Denver for almost a decade. In the year 2011, the actress moved back to Mumbai along with her family.
Her Little Ones
These little cute ones are Madhuri Dixit's sons - Arin and Raayan. Arin is 10 years old and her younger son is 8 years old. The gorgeous mommy has beautiful kids.
Madhuri's wide recognition began from her movie called Tezaab in which Anil Kapoor was the lead actor. From then on she has had many major hits such as Dil, Saajan, Beta. Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! is the movie that topped it all and made Madhuri one of the best actresses in Bollywood.
M F Hussain's Muse
The famous Indian painter M F Hussain was once so fascinated by Madhuri Dixt that he watched her movie Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! 67 times. She was his muse. He even made a series of paintings of the actress. In 2000, this artist also directed a movie called Gaja Gamini. This film starring Madhuri was a tribute to herself.
Madhuri Dixit is judging the current season of the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa along Karan Johar and Remo D'Souza. Madhuri, who is a passionate dancer advices the younger generation to learn classical dance. She said, "There is more of western dancing coming in because I think today youth wants everything fast and it is easier to learn. Our classical is where the whole treasure lies. Once you learn classical you can learn any form of dance. So I think it is very important to have that base. I would urge people to learn more classical."