Aditi Gowitrikar

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Aditi Gowitrikar
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Aditi Gowitrikar 1.jpg
Born (1974-05-21) 21 May 1974 (age 49)[1]
Panvel, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actress, Model, Doctor
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Title(s) Gladrags Megamodel 1996
Gladrags Mrs. India 2001
Mrs. World 2001
Gladrags Megamodel 1996
Gladrags 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 Gladrags Mrs. India subsequently winning Mrs. World contest in 2001, and appeared in reality television series, Bigg Boss (Season 3).[2][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.[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]


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Aditi Gowitrikar at Bollywood Fashion Awards, 2006.

She started her career as a model after winning the Gladrags Megamodel 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

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 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.[4]

She is now divorced from Dr Muffazal Lakdawala.[5]

Gowitrikar has a younger sister, Arzoo Gowitrikar, who is an electronics engineer-turned-actress.[6] 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.


Year Film Role Source
2011 Hum Tum Shabana [7]
2011 Bheja Fry 2 Raveena Kapoor
2009 De Dana Dan Pammi Chadda [8]
2007 Victoria No. 203: Diamonds Are Forever
2005 Paheli [8]
2003 Dhund: The Fog [9]
2003 Lankesh Patrike
2003 Baaz: A Bird in Danger
2002 16 December Sonal Joshi
2002 Soch Mrs. Madhulika Raj Matthews
1999 Thammudu Lovely
Music albums
Year Show Role
Aktion unlimited ... Josh
Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi
Bigg Boss (Season 3)
Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi ki
Badi Door Se Aaye Hai
Vidya Mandodre


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  4. 'Dating, converted to Islam, Marriage'
  5. 'Battling an identity crisis'
  6. ‘My sister is my best critic’
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