The actor, post her marriage, stayed in the U.S until 2011 when she came back to resume her acting career.
With her latest film Kalank running full-house, Madhuri Dixit talks about reuniting with Sanjay Dutt, working with the new generation and starting a production venture.
With more all-star cast movies lined up this year, a trade expert says most filmmakers tend to adopt the hit formula as it's one of the ways to pull audiences.
Set in 1945, Abhishek Varman’s film is ambitiously mounted, but suffers some usual injuries.
Madhuri says she is trying to do work that is relevant to the times
The names of the characters played by Alia Bhatt (Roop) and Sonakshi Sinha (Satya) in the film are also similar to the book.
Directed by Abhishek Varman, Kalank will be released on April 17.
Madhuri Dixit, who along with her husband made their debut as film producer with the Marathi movie '15 August', says the job is tougher than acting.
Madhuri Dixit and her husband Shriram's upcoming Marathi production '15 August' is set to release on Netflix on March 29.
Madhuri said reuniting with former co-stars is always enriching.
'Kalank' teaser breakdown: This Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan multi-starrer looks as grand as the star cast
The lavish sets, the music, the period set-up, and orchestrated dance sequences featuring hundreds of extras in Kalank does make you draw comparisons with the world of Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
'Kalank' teaser: The Alia Bhatt-Varun Dhawan-Madhuri Dixit-starrer reminds you of a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film
The world of Kalank looks very Sanjay Bhansaliesque with grand costumes, elaborate sets and dance sequences.
‘Kalank’ is a period drama and stars Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, and Aditya Roy Kapur.
Madhuri, who tied the knot with US-based surgeon Shriram Madhav Nene in 1999, gave birth to Arin in 2003 and Ryan in 2005.
Apart from Madhuri, Alia and Sonakshi, "Kalank" also features male stars Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt.