Gayatri Patel

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Gayatri Patel Bahl
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Gayatri Patel Bahl
Born Gayatri Patel
September 21, 1987
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Occupation Actress
Agent Annette Alvarez, Multi-Ethnic Talent
Spouse(s) Dr. Sumeet Bahl (2013–present)

Gayatri Patel Bahl (born September 21, 1987, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood movies.


Personal life[edit]

Gayatri Patel Bahl is daughter of Dr. Arvind Patel & Divya Patel and sister of Anand Patel and Radhika Patel;[1] She studied Theater and Economics at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. She is fluent in English, Gujarati, and Hindi. She is a classically trained Kathak dancer.[citation needed]

She recently married Dr. Sumeet Bahl. Gayatri and her husband reside in the New York City Area.[citation needed]


Gayatri Patel Bahl is an Indian American Actress residing in New York City. Before starting her career as an actress with the film Let's Dance, she performed in many competitions. During her time at Emory, she won Miss India Georgia. She was also first runner up in the Miss India United States competition. She had participated in classic English plays in college when she was in the United States performing in roles such as Irina for Chekhov's Play, Three Sisters.

After moving to India she starred in four music videos produced by Venus Films and starring herself opposite Jugal Hansraj.

Gayatri Patel Bahl’s debut movie in bollywood is Let's Dance. She has the nickname Dancing Tornado because of her ability to integrate many styles of dance.


Raised in America she has taken training in Khatak from various teachers. At 15, she came to Bangalore and was trained by Maya Rao. In Mumbai she took training from Vijayshree Choudhary, who herself has trained under Pandit Birju Maharaj in Delhi for about 10–12 years.

For fluency in Hindi language she started training with Satyadev Dubey along with sitting in on Makrand Deshpande's rehearsals. She also trained with Veena Mehta, who trained the case of Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na.[2]


Year Movie Role Notes
2009 Let's Dance Suhani
2010 "Waiting Room(Short Film)"
2010 " 19th(TV Show)"

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Introducing Gayatri Patel Bahl, the dancing tornado". June 6, 2009. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Gayatri Patel: Bollywood's new import from America!". May 29, 2009. Archived from the original on January 15, 2011. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 

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