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Madhuri Dixit to make a comeback

The actress returns to the silver screen after a gap of five years in a Yashraj films.

india Updated: Oct 18, 2006 14:50 IST

Bollywood's former number one actressMadhuri Dixit will stage a comeback with a Yashraj film after a gap of nearly five years.

A spokesperson for Yashraj Prouductions confirmed the report and said the actress, who had settled down in the Denver, United States after she got married to Dr Sriram Nene in 1999, will make her comeback in a film to be produced by Yashraj Production.

The film will be directed by cinematographer Anil Mehta, who has directed photography of movies like Lagaan, VeerZara and recently released Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna.

"The film will go on the floors in January next year," he added. Madhuri's business manager Rikku Rakeshnath, while confirming that the Yashraj film will be Madhuri's first film after Devdas, said she would star in his home production as well.

"I will announce the name of the director soon," he added. Madhuri has also done films such as Pukar, Lajja, Hum Tumhare HainSanam and Saajan. Her last hit movie,Devdas, released in 2002in which she played a courtesan in a saga of doomed love.

First Published: Oct 18, 2006 12:41 IST