Aditi Gowitrikar

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Brief Intro

Aditi Gowitrikar is an Indian model, actress and a doctor. Aditi had made her name in fashion career by winning the ‘Gladrags Megamodel’ contest in 1996 and then ‘Mrs. World’ contest in 2001. Apart from modeling Aditi had also acted several Bollywood movies. In 2009, she was the contestant of Indian controversial reality show, ‘Bigg Boss 3’.

 

Early Life & Background

Aditi was born on 21st May 1974 in Panvel, Maharashtra. Aditi has a two sibling younger sister and a brother. Her sister Arzoo Gowitrikar is also an actress while her brother Alpan Gowitrikar is her personal assistant. She did her schooling in Barns High School in Panvel. In 1997, she graduated as MBBS from Grant Medical College in Mumbai. After finishing her MBBS, Aditi started doing her MD in Gynecology and Obstetrics but due to modeling she could not finish her course.

 

First assignment/ First major break

Aditi started her career as a model after winning the Gladrags Mega Model contest in 1996, but she came into a limelight after winning Mrs. World in 2001.

 

Journey in Bollywood or other filmy industry

Aditi who was perusing MBBS turned her attention in a modeling field and won the ‘Gladrags Mega Model’ contest in 1996. In 1997, Aditi participated in the ‘Asian Super Model’ contest and won the best body and best face awards. After winning modeling pageant, Aditi modeled for the many brands like as Ponds, Philips, Shopper’s Stop, Clinic All Clear and so on. Her Coca Cola ad with the actor Hrithik Roshan became very popular. In 1999, Aditi appeared on the Indian Elle Magazine cover exposing her baby bump as she was seven months pregnant at that time.

In 2001, Aditi became a first Indian woman to win ‘Mrs. World’. She was crowned as Mrs. World in Las Vegas. After winning this pageant, Aditi started appearing in the Bollywood movies along with her modeling career. She has worked in movies like ‘Soch’, ’16 December’, ‘Baaz’, ‘Paheli’, ‘De Dana Dan’, ‘Bheja Fry 2’ and many more. Aditi has also acted in South Indian films like ‘Thammudu’.

Aditi has acted in the Hindi TV serial ‘Ye Meri Life Hai’ which use to aired on Sony Television. Aditi had also participated in reality shows like ‘Fear Factor- Khatron Ke Khiladi’ in 2008, where she landed on as a 2nd runner up, and ‘Bigg Boss season 3’ in 2009, where she got eliminated in Week 11 that was a week prior to the finale. In 2013, Aditi participated in the final week of Life Ok’s reality show ‘Welcome- Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki’ along with Gurucharan Singh, Pooja Misrra, Manish Goel and Anmol Singh.

 

Personal life

Aditi dated Dr.Muffazal Lakdawala for over seven years, whom she met during her college. The couple got married in 1998 and Aditi changed her name as Sarah Lakdawala. The couple gave birth to their first kid in 1999. Her name is Kiara. In 2007, Aditi gave birth to another child. However, couple got divorce in 2009.

 

  1. Name of Films
Movies/ Music Videos Role Year
Movies:

Thammudu

Soch

16 December

Baaz

Dhund: The Fog

Paheli

Manoranjan

Victoria No. 203

De Dana Dan

Bheja Fry 2

Hum Tum Shabana

 

Lovely

Madhurika

Sonal Joshi

 

Simran Malhotra

Kamli

Maya

Babyji

Pammi Chaddha

Naina Talwar

 

 

1999

2002

2002

2003

2003

2005

2006

2007

2009

2011

2011

 

Music Video:

Baarish Ho Rahi Hai (Anu Malik)

Kabhi To Nazar Milao (Adnan Sami)

 

  1. Name of Serials:
Serial Role Channel
Aktion Unlimited… Josh

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi

Bigg Boss 3

Welcome: Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki

 

Contestant

Contestant

Contestant

Star Plus

Colors

Colors

Life Ok

 

  1. Advertisements:

Clinic All Clear

Coca-Cola

Eureka Forbes

Keo Karpin Hair Oil

Philips

Pond’s

Shopper’s Shop

 

  1. Awards/ Achievements

Winner of Gladrags Mega Model in 1996

Winner of Mrs. World in 2001