|Date of Birth||March 20, 1977|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Gayatri Joshi Height||5′ 7″|
|Spouse||Vikas Oberoi (27 August, 2005)|
|Schoool Days||JB Vachha High School, Mumbai|
|College Days||Sydenham College, Mumbai|
|First movie||Swades |
Biography / trivia
# Gayatri Joshi did a commmercial with Shahrukh for Santro even before doing swades.
# The actress expressed her wish to work in regional films like Marathi and South Indian films if it is with a good director and a good script.
# In Singapore a woman who was jailed for cheating a man in an internet marriage scam. She assumed another name and e-mailed pictures of Indian actress Gayatri Joshi, claiming they were of herself.
# She began her modeling career during her college days in 1996.
# She was one of the final five candidates in the 1999 Femina Miss India beauty pageant.
# Gayatri Joshi represented India at the 2000 Miss International event in Japan.
# She worked as an advertising model before coming to the film industry.
# Gayatri Joshi has a Commerce degree from Sydenham College, Mumbai.
# She appearanced in several music videos viz, Kaghaz Ki Kashti and Jhanjaria before working for films.
# According to the contract that Gayatri Joshi entered into during Swades she was not entitled to sign any new project until Swades hits the marquee.
# Gayatri Joshi married Vikas Oberoi in Mumbai on 27 August 2005.
# The actress gave birth to a baby boy on 1 September 2006.
# Her husband Vikas Oberoi is the scion of Oberoi Constructions Private Ltd.
# Her husband Vikas Oberoi is Akshay Kumar‘s best friend
“If I get a chance, I would love to do more movies with him. But the Swades experience in itself was great. It was a great experience working with him” (About Shahrukh Khan)
“The emotional scenes are more difficult than the other scenes”
“I have always been more interested in work than publicity. So that’s the reason why people saw more of my work and heard less of me.”
“I think modelling helped me to be comfortable in front of the camera but otherwise I have not had any acting courses.”
“I was a model and didn’t aspire to be an actress but then Swades happened and I changed my mind, as I wanted to be a part of it”
“I have always been highly influenced by my mother. It’s my mom because she is a strong person and I have learnt a lot from her.”
Filmography / all movies list
- 2005 – Swades [ Shahrukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Vishwa S. Badola, Kishori Ballal]