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Wishes poured in for Madhuri Dixit Nene as the dancing diva turned 52 today.
Among those who extended heartfelt wishes for the 'Dhak Dhak' girl was her 'Yaarana' co-star Rishi Kapoor who wrote: "Many Happy returns of the day @MadhuriDixit Can never forget the “burqa” incident at Pune station and thereafter the train ride to Hyderabad LOL" [sic]
Here's the tweet -
Why did he say that? Let's rewind some memories. In 2018, Madhuri Dixit wished Rishi Kapoor birthday on Twitter and the actor revealed how both of them wore burqa on their journey to Hyderabad.
"Thank you Madhuri. I am reminded of a hilarious incident-the two of us wore “burqas”(so nobody recognises us) headed to Hyderabad(shoot Yaarana) and my “burqa” fell off thereby all on a crowded Pune Station seeing us. Thereon the journey was hell. So much for being incognito lol," Rishi Kapoor wrote in 2018.
Madhuri replied, "Hahaha...that was one hell of a day! We've had some crazy adventures. Looking back now, I can't stop laughing about it. Cheers to the good times!"
Here's the interaction -
Madhuri Dixit's husband Dr Shriram Nene also penned a heartwarming message for his wife, calling her the "most beautiful woman on the planet."
"To the most beautiful woman on the planet and my own soul mate, wanted to wish you a very happy bday and many happy returns. Loving the journey we are on and look forward to amazing things in the future! Love R." Shriram wrote on Twitter alongside a beautiful picture of the couple.
Madhuri married the US-based cardiovascular surgeon in 1999 and have two sons - Arin and Raayan. The actor, post her marriage, stayed in the U.S until 2011 when she came back to resume her acting career.
A number of Bollywood A-listers also shared wishes for the birthday girl.
Ritesh Deshmukh, who was last seen with Madhuri in the film 'Total Dhamaal', shared an adorable picture of the duo and wrote, "Happy Birthday my favouritest Madhuri ji Madhuri Dixit Nene - May you forever brighten the silver screen- Keep Smiling. Happiness, Good Health & Love always."
Anupam Kher chose a unique way of extending wishes to the diva by uploading stills from the films where the duo was seen together. "Happy birthday dearest Madhuri Dixit Nene!! May God give you all the happiness in the world. It has been a pleasure knowing you. Both, as an actor and as a person. They have stopped making people like you," he captioned the post.
Abhishek Bachchan took to Twitter to say, "Wishing Madhuri Dixit ji the happiest of birthdays. Lots of love and respect always."
Inspired by the grace of the actor, Kiara Advani shared a picture of the duo on her Instagram from the sets of their last film 'Kalank'. "Happy Happy Birthday to my first most favourite actress ever, @madhuridixitnene ma'am! It's been such an honour to have worked with you and met you, forever inspired by your grace and humility. May this year be your bestest. God bless you! Lots of love always," she captioned the post.
Anil Kapoor posted an airport picture with his 'Ram Lakhan' co-star on Instagram and wrote, "Wish you a very happy birthday Madhuri Dixit Nene! You've always been a wonderful co-star & an even better friend! Working with you has given me memories that I'll cherish forever. Here's to many more! May you stay timeless, fabulous & glamorous as always! Lots of love & light!"
"Wishing the dancing diva a very happy birthday ...!!" Juhi Chawla wrote on Twitter.
Madhuri was last seen in the period drama 'Kalank' where she essayed the character of Bahaar Begum. The film also starred Sanjay Dutt, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sonakshi Sinha in pivotal roles. (ANI)
(With inputs from ANI)
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