Gayatri Joshi (Marathi: गायत्री जोशी) is a model turned Bollywood actress. Her first and only film, is the 2004 released, Swades.
Early life She began her modeling career in 1996.
Career She was one of the final five candidates in the 1999 Femina Miss India beauty pageant, and was crowned Sony Entertainment Chania-voted by viewers, and was chosen to represent India at the 2000 Miss International event in Japan. She has worked as an advertising model in addition to making appearances in several music videos: She appeared in music videos of Jagjit Singh’s Kaghaz Ki Kashti and Hansraj Hans’ Jhanjaria.
While she was still in college, she modeled for Bombay Dyeing, Philips, Ponds, Godrej, Sunsilk, LG as well as the Hyundai ad with Shahrukh Khan. She has also modeled for Seasons Catalogue and Calendar during 2001.
She made her Bollywood debut in December 2004 in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s film Swades opposite Shahrukh Khan. The film did not do commercially well but her performance and acting capabilities were praised immensely by the critics.
Personal life She got engaged to Vikas Oberoi on 23 June 2005 in Las Vegas. They married in Mumbai on 27 August 2005.
She gave birth to a baby boy, named Vihaan on 1 September 2006. She also gave birth to a second baby boy on 27 May 2008.