Aditi Gowitrikar at Rakesh Agarwal Collection Preview
21 May 1974 |
Panvel, Maharashtra, India
Aditi Gowitrikar (born May 21, 1974) is an Indian model, actress and a doctor. She won the Gladrags Megamodel contest in 1996, and the Mrs. India subsequently winning Mrs. World contest in 2001, and appeared in reality television series, Bigg Boss (Season 3).
Gowitrikar was born in Panvel, Maharashtra. She did her schooling in Barns High School in Panvel and her MBBS at Grant Medical College in Mumbai and graduated in 1997. She started doing her MD in Gynaecology and Obstetrics after finishing her MBBS, but could not finish it as she got into the field of modelling.
She started her career as a model after winning the
Gladrags Mega Model contest in 1996. She also won the best body and best face prizes at the Asian Super Model Contest in 1997. She modeled for companies such as Ponds and appeared in TV commercials, including her immensely popular Coca Cola ad with Hrithik Roshan.
Since winning Mrs. World 2001, Gowitrikar continued modeling and also appeared in minor roles in a number of Bollywood and South Indian films. She has acted in the Hindi TV serial Ye Meri Life Hai and participated in reality television series such Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi (2008) hosted by Akshay Kumar, and in the reality television series, Bigg Boss (Season 3) (2009).
She dated over 7 years with her senior Dr. Muffazal Lakdawalla, a Sunni Muslim so she converted to Islam and took name as Sarah Lakdawala. Despite her parental opposition both got married in 1998 under both civil & Muslim law. They have two babies, one in 1999 daughter Kiara and another in May 2007.
Gowitrikar has a younger sister, Arzoo Gowitrikar, who is an electronics engineer-turned-actress. She also has a younger brother Alpan Gowitrikar who is 9 years younger than her and is her personal assistant.
- Thammudu (1999)
- Soch (2002)
- 16 December (2002)
- Baaz: A Bird in Danger (2003)
- Dhund: The Fog (2003) 
- Paheli (2005)
- Victoria No. 203: Diamonds Are Forever (2007)
- De Dana Dan (2009)
- Bheja Fry 2 (2011)
- Hum Tum Shabana (2011) 
- Chaat Masala
- Clinic All Clear
- Eureka Forbes
- Keo Karpin Hair Oil
- Shopper's Stop
- As Contestant
- "Aditi keen on doing more reality shows". Hindustan Times. December 19.
- "The BIG HUNT begins". The Hindu. Feb 19, 2005.
- 'Dating, converted to Islam, Marriage'
- ‘My sister is my best critic’
- "Mystery in the mist: `Dhund - The Fog', a musical murder mystery..". The Hindu. February 20, 2003.
- Filmography IMDB
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