Actress Madhuri Dixit turned 48 on Friday and has been wished a year full of happiness by Hindi film fraternity members, who find her "gorgeous" and inspirational.
Madhuri ventured into Hindi cinema in 1984 with "Abodh" directed by Hiten Nag and received wider public recognition with the film "Tezaab" in 1988.
She established herself as a leading actress of Bollywood with films like "Ram Lakhan","Parinda", "Dil", "Saajan", "Beta", "Khalnayak", "Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!", "Dil To Pagal Hai" and "Devdas". She was also honoured with the Padma Shri in 2008 for her contribution to Indian cinema.
Last seen in Vishal Bharadwaj's "Dedh Ishqiya" and Anubhav Sinha's "Gulab Gang", Madhuri also appears on the small screen as a judge of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhla Jaa". She also runs an online dance academy of her own.
Here's what B-Town tweeted on her birthday:
Riteish Deshmukh: Wishing my favourite forever @MadhuriDixit a very Happy Birthday.
Yami Gautam: Happy bday to one of my true inspirations, the ever gorgeous, who danced her way through our hearts n still does @MadhuriDixit ma'am ").
Shraddha Kapoor: Happy birthdayyy to the dancing goddess of our country @MadhuriDixit !!! wish you all the happiness in the world ma'am!.
Manish Paul: Happy birthday to the woman with d most beautiful smile @MadhuriDixit ...loads of love.
Karan Wahi: Happpy bday @MadhuriDixit ..hav a great one mam.