I don’t want to create an image: Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit says. "I don’t want to create an image. I just want to do interesting cinema. My personal life never had and will never have any impact on the films I choose."bollywood Updated: Dec 18, 2013 18:21 IST
Madhuri Dixit is making her presence felt in the industry, if her appearances at recent functions and on TV shows are anything to go by.
Acknowledging that film promotions have a huge role in a film's success nowadays — a stark change from her heyday in the ’90s when a film’s marketing was very limited — she says, "I have been watching how actors promote their films; how Shah Rukh Khan goes all out to promote his movies. Now I am going through the motions. It’s hectic and demanding, but I think it is fun as well, because you get to speak about your movie."
The actor, who will seen in Abhishek Chaubey’s
, says that she has been attempting a balancing act between her personal and professional lives lately.
“I am doing a lot of time management. I miss my kids when I go for outdoor shooting schedules. But we talk over the phone every day and chat online,” says Madhuri.
However, being a wife and a mother hasn’t affected her choice of roles. She says. “I don’t want to create an image. I just want to do interesting cinema. My personal life never had and will never have any impact on the films I choose.”
The Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994) actor started an online dance academy earlier this year and will and will launch a digital health care platform with her husband, Dr Shriram Nene. “
I’ve always been ambitious,” she says. “I wanted to do the dance academy because I wanted to share my passion with my fans. It’s accessible globally and we have more than 70,000 students now.”
First Published: Dec 18, 2013 11:44 IST