Madhuri Dixit Birthday: A look upon 10 iconic dance numbers of the dancing queen of Bollywood

When we speak about Bollywood actresses who have left a permanent impression on cinema lovers, Madhuri Dixit tops the list. The actress, who celebrates her birthday on May 15, has invariably been a fan favourite. She has ruled various hearts over the past few decades. Ever since she debuted in Bollywood with Abodh in 1984, Madhuri Dixit has establish a benchmark for grace, beauty and acting skills. Apart from her acting prowess, Madhuri Dixit’s skill as a dancer has also earned her an iconic position among peers and fans. As an experienced Kathak dancer, Madhuri Dixit has various legendary songs to her credit.

From peppy Bollywood masala songs to the more melodious songs with Indian classical music influences, Madhuri Dixit has done it all. Here’s a list of her 10 most memorable dance songs. Take a look:

1. Ek Do Teen

This dance number needs no opening. Madhuri Dixit floored the viewers with her talent when this song was released in 1988. And, the dance steps choreographed by Saroj Khan enjoy a legendary status today.

2. Didi Tera Devar Deewana

This one remains evergreen and so do Madhuri Dixit’s iconic dance steps and gorgeous expressions. It has been a Sangeet favourite for years now and we bet it will proceed to be so.

3. Dola Re Dola

We can never get over the elegant and fluid tricks of Madhuri Dixit and Aishwarya Rai in this dance number. The energy and vigour of the actresses in this song stay unmatched.

4. Choli Ke Peeche

Madhuri Dixit left us speechless in this wonderful song that proved her vigor as a dancer and an actress. This is a must-watch, any day of the year.

5. Dhak Dhak Karne Laga

Madhuri Dixit’s bright yellow saree and her sultry moves have stayed unforgettable over the decades. The song earned such popularity that Madhuri came to be called “Bollywood’s Dhak Dhak Girl.”

6. Channe Ke Khet Mein

Madhuri Dixit has blessed us numerous evergreen dance numbers over the years. And, Channe Ke Khet Mein from Anjaam is certainly one of them.

7. Badi Mushkil Baba Badi Mushkil

Madhuri Dixit dancing in a saree to this peppy number is the junk of cinema dreams. The actress’ killer smile and influential steps make the song a fan favourite.

8. Ghagra

Madhuri Dixit’s upbeat moves in the movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani gets us dancing at every party. She emits beauty, poise and fun in the song with Ranbir Kapoor.

9. Aaja Nachle

Madhuri Dixit left us quite rly spellbound with her graceful moves in this song from her comeback movie. The high-on-energy song has a celebratory mood that Madhuri exemplifies all along.

10. Que Sera Sera 

Madhuri Dixit performed this dance sequence in movie Pukar (2000) along side popular choreographer Prabhudeva. It became so popular that fans would request the two dancers to perform it together at events