|Gayatri Joshi Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||March 20, 1977|
Gayatri Joshi is a former Indian actress, video jockey, and model who is known for her portrayal of Gita in Swades in 2004. On the other hand, Joshi is also a former beauty pageant titleholder.
Nagpur, Maharastra, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Gayatri studied at Mount Carmel High School in Nagpur. Later, she went on to study at J. B. Vachha High School. Following that, she enrolled at Sydenham College graduating with a degree in commerce.
Former Actress, Model, Video Jockey
- Father – Ramniwas Ji Runthala
- Mother – Hema Malina (Actress, Director, Producer, Politician)
- Siblings – Ahana Joshi (Sister)
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Gayatri has dated –
- Vikas Oberoi (2005-Present) – Gayatri tied the knot with the Managing director of Oberoi Construction Vikas Oberoi on August 27, 2005. Together, the couple has two children named Vihaan (b. 2006) and Yuvaan (b. 2010).
Race / Ethnicity
- Wide smile
- Well-toned physical appearance
Gayatri has appeared in campaigns for various brands including Bombay Dyeing, Philips, Pond’s, Godrej, Sunsilk, LG, and Hyundai.
Gayatri Joshi Facts
- She was born and raised in Nagpur.
- Gayatri made her debut theatrical film appearance as Gita in Swades in 2004, alongside the likes of Shah Rukh Khan and Kishori Ballal.
- Gayatri made her debut as a video jockey on Channel V India, after which, she left to pursue her modeling career.
- She won the Femina Miss India International title in 2000, and later, she went on to represent her country at the Miss International 2000 in Japan. It had been her childhood dream to compete in the pageant.
- Joshi has appeared in various music videos over the years including Jagjit Singh’s Kaghaz Ki Kashti and Hans Raj Hans’ Jhanjaria.
- In 2001, Gayatri modeled for the Seasons Catalogue and Calendar.
- Gayatri decided to retire from acting after getting married to Vivek in 2005.
- In October 2023, video footage of Gayatri and her husband Vivek went viral after they were involved in a car accident that took the lives of a couple and caused damage to several hundreds and thousands of dollars worth of cars. Vivek who had been driving the blue Lamborghini crashed into an overtaking red Ferrari resulting in the car being run off the road and eventually bursting into flames. Gayatri’s car then slammed into a mini-truck and tipped it over before finally coming to a halt offroad.
- Though Gayatri escaped unscathed, Vivek was said to have suffered facial injuries and also maybe looking at several years in prison if charged with double road homicide under Italian law.
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