Aditi Gowitrikar

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Aditi Gowitrikar
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born (1974-05-21) 21 May 1974 (age 40)[1]
Panvel, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actress, Model, Doctor
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Title(s) Mrs. India 2001
Mrs. World 2001
Major
competition(s)
Mrs. India 2001
(Winner)
Mrs. World 2001
(Winner)
(Best in Swimsuit)

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).[2][3]

Biography[edit]

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.[1] 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.[1]

Career[edit]

Aditi Gowitrikar at Bollywood Fashion Awards, 2006.

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).

Personal life[edit]

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.[4] 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.[5] She also has a younger brother Alpan Gowitrikar who is 9 years younger than her and is her personal assistant.In the show Kalakarz as being the judge she didn't liked the judgements.

Screen appearances[edit]

Filmography:

Year Film Role Notes
2011 Hum Tum Shabana [6] Guest role
2011 Bheja Fry 2 Raveena Kapoor
2009 De Dana Dan [7] Pammi Chadda
2007 Victoria No. 203: Diamonds Are Forever
2005 Paheli
2003 Dhund: The Fog [8]
2003 Lankesh Patrike (Kannada film)
2003 Baaz: A Bird in Danger Winner of the beauty contest
2002 16 December Sonal Joshi
2002 Soch Mrs. Madhulika Raj Matthews
1999 Thammudu Lovely

Music albums:

TV Advertisements:

Television[edit]

As Contestant
Year Show Role Channel
2002
Aktion unlimited ... Josh
Herself
Star Plus
2008
Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi
Herself
Colors
2009
Bigg Boss (Season 3)
Herself
Colors
2013
Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki
Herself
Life OK

Reality television shows[edit]

References[edit]

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