|Beauty pageant titleholder|
21 May 1974 |
Panvel, Maharashtra, India
|Occupation||Actress, Model, Doctor|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Title(s)||Mrs. India 2001
Mrs. World 2001
|Mrs. India 2001
Mrs. World 2001
(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).
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).
Despite early parental opposition, she married a Sunni Muslim medical school senior, Dr. Muffazal Lakdawalla, whom she met while still in college and dated for over 7 years. The couple married in 1998 under both civil and Muslim law and after her nominal conversion to Islam, she took the name Sarah Lakdawala. They have a daughter Kiara, who was born in 1999. The couple had another baby recently 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.In the show Kalakarz as being the judge she didn't liked the judgements.
|2011||Hum Tum Shabana ||Guest role|
|2011||Bheja Fry 2||Raveena Kapoor|
|2009||De Dana Dan ||Pammi Chadda|
|2007||Victoria No. 203: Diamonds Are Forever|
|2003||Dhund: The Fog |
|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|
- Chaat Masala
- Clinic All Clear
- Eureka Forbes
- Keo Karpin Hair Oil
- Shopper's Stop
- As Contestant
Reality television shows
- "Aditi keen on doing more reality shows". Hindustan Times. December 19. Check date values in:
- "The BIG HUNT begins". The Hindu. Feb 19, 2005.
- 'Dating, converted to Islam, Marriage'
- ‘My sister is my best critic’
- Filmography IMDB
- "Mystery in the mist: `Dhund - The Fog', a musical murder mystery..". The Hindu. February 20, 2003.
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