Vandana Pathak (née Vaidya) is an Indian film, stage and television actress. She is known for playing Gujarati roles in Indian serials. She is popular for her role as Jayshree Parekh in the Khichdi franchise; as well as her antagonistic role of Gaura in the soap opera Saath Nibhaana Saathiya.
Pathak was brought up in Ahmedabad, where her father, Arvind Vaidya, was a noted personality of Gujarati theatre. She is married to writer-director Neeraj Pathak who has made films like, Apne, Gumnaam (2008) and Right Yaaa Wrong (2010). The couple has two children: son Yash and daughter Radhika.
- Hum Paanch as Meenakshi Mathur, 1995 – 1996, 2005-2006
- Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka (1999-2002)
- Khichdi as Jayshree Parekh (2002)
- Ye Meri Life Hai as Rasik's wife, Pooja's mother (2004-2005)
- Instant Khichdi as Jayshree Parekh (2005-2006)
- Main Kab Saas Banoongi as Sheela Devi (2008-2009)
- Mrs. & Mr. Sharma Allahabadwale as Rajshri Shah (2010-2011)
- R K Laxman Ki Duniya as Bakula "Baku" Bhavesh Vasavda, (2011–2013)
- Mahisagar as Anusuya Mehta (2014-2015)
- Badi Door Se Aaye Hai as Daadi "90" (2014–2015)
- Saath Nibhaana Saathiya as Gaura Suryavanshi (2015-2017)
- Savitri Devi College & Hospital as Padmini/Vaidehi (2017)
- Khichdi Returns as Jayshree Parekh (2018–present)
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- "Talking point with Vandana Pathak". Indian Express. 8 September 2008. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
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