Name- Gauri Pradhan Tejwani
Date of Birth- 16 September 1977
Age- 43 years(as in 2020)
Mother- Asha Pradhan
Father- Subhash Vasudeo Pradhan
Brother- Bharat Pradhan
Marital Status/Marriage- Married
Husband- Hiten Tejwani
Son- Neevan Tejwani
Daughter- Katya Tejwani
Height- 5’6 approx.
Weight- 57kg approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Gauri Pradhan Tejwani Biography
Gauri Pradhan Tejwani is an Indian actress, model and businesswomen. She is primarily known for her work in small screen industry. Born on 16 September 1977, she did her schooling from Mount Carmel Convent School in Pune, India. She completed her graduation in Bachelor of Science from Sir Parashurambhau College in Pune, India. The actress rose to fame for portraying the roles of “Gauri Pratham Mittal” in Kutumb, “Nandini Karan Virani” in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, “Falguni Harshad Parekh” in Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi and “Anita Sharma” in Tu Aashiqui. These shows gave her immense popularity and made her the household name. She has lots of followers on her Instagram account from all over the world who loves her immensely for her looks and acting skills.
Facts About Gauri Pradhan Tejwani
- Leonardo DiCaprio and Salman Khan are her Favorite Actors.
- Deepika Padukone is her Favorite Actress.
- Titanic is her Favorite Movie.
- Yellow, Black and White are her Favorite Colors.
- Sonu Nigam and Arijit Singh are her Favorite Actors.
- Travelling, Shopping and Dancing are her Favorite Hobbies.
- She started her career as model. In 1998, while she was in 2nd year of her college, she participated in beauty pageant “Femina Miss India” and make it to the top 10 finalists along with tv actress Smriti Irani.
- The actress has been part of many commercial ads for big brands like Sprite, Bru, Colgate, Phillips, and more.
- In the year 2000, she made her acting debut with television serial “Noorjahan” as Mehr-un-Nissa which was aired on DD National.
- Post that, she did many television serials including Kutumb, Naam Gum Jayegaa, Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat, Isse Kehte Hai Golmaal Ghar, etc.
- Her career’s turning point came after she did serial “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” as Nandini Thakur. The show was a big hit and gave her immense popularity on the work front.
- Other than television shows, she has been part of few music videos as well including Chera Subah E Banaras, Teri Jhanjhar Kisne Banayi, and Humein Tumse Pyar Hai Kaise Kahe.
- In 2006, she participated in dance reality show “Nach Baliye 2” with her husband Hiten Tejwani.
- She is one of the talented and known actresses of the television industry.
Gauri Pradhan Family
She was born in Pune, India into a middle class Hindu family. Her father name is Subhash Vasudeo Pradhan who was an Army major and mother name is Asha Pradhan, a homemaker. She has a younger sister named Geetanjali and a brother named Bharat Pradhan, a petrochemical engineer. The actress shares close bond with her family and often shares amazing photos with them on her Instagram account. She has made her family proud by being one of the known actresses of the television industry.
Gauri Pradhan Husband/ Boyfriend
She is married to television actor Hiten Tejwani. They met each other on their way to shoot for an advertisement in which they were paired opposite each other. They didn’t need anyone to play their cupid and took their time to know each other and then got committed. The couple decided to marry each other while they were playing the characters of star crossed lovers Karan and Nandini in another daily soap Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
Though before marrying Gauri, hiten was married once for 11 months but the couple divorced. After a bitter experience in his first marriage, he met Gauri and realized that she is the one he wants to spend his life with. And also, since they were in the same profession, it helped them understand each other better in every ways. Finally on 29 April 2004, the couple tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony. They are madly in love with each other and it can be seen in their pictures that they share on their Instagram account. On 11 November 2009, they became proud parents of twins, a daughter and a son named Katya and Neevan respectively.
Gauri Pradhan Career/ Television Shows
Always aspired to make her career in the glamour world, she started her career as a model at the age of 18. While she was in college, she participated in beauty pageant “Femina Miss India” along with actresses like Smriti Irani and Dipannita Sharma. Post that, she appeared in many commercial ads including Sprite, Bru, Dabur, Ponds, Santoor, Colgate, Philips, Breeze, etc. In 2002, she made her acting debut with television serial “Noorjahan” as Mehr-un-Nissa aired on DD National. At the same time, she did few music video as well like Khubsoorat, Yaad, Jhanjar, etc. Following this she did many shows and reality shows Kutumb, Krishna Arjun, Naam Gum Jayegaa, Kisme Kitna Hai Dum, etc. but rose to fame after she did serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as “Nandini Thakur”. The show gave her immense popularity making her the household name.
She has won many awards for her performance and managed to make her place in the television industry. In 2017, she did serial Tu Aashiqui as “Anita Sharma” in a negative role and was well appreciated for her role. There is no looking back for her since then and she has achieved a lot in her career. Here is the list of Tv serials and reality shows she has been part of:
Year Television Shows Role Channel
2000 - 2001 Noorjahan Mehr-un-Nissa / Empress Noor Jahan DD National
2001 - 2002 Kutumb Gauri Agarwal / Gauri Pratham Mittal Sony TV
2002 Krishna Arjun Shweta (Episode 26 & Episode 27 Star Plus
2002 Kisme Kitna Hai Dum Contestant Star Plus
2002 - 2003 Kutumb Gauri Pradhan / Gauri Pratham Mann / Shweta Chattopadhya Mann Sony TV
2003 Naam Gum Jayegaa Priyanka Singh Sony TV
2003 Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat - Kab Kyon Kahan Mayuri / Gauri (Episode 177 - Episode 190) Sony TV
2004 - 2005 Isse Kehte Hai Golmaal Ghar Sahara One
2004 - 2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Nandini Thakkar / Nandini Ansh Virani / Nandini Karan Virani Star Plus
2005 Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin Gauri Pradhan Sony TV
2005 - 2006 Special Squad Forensic Expert Dr. Deepika Ghosh Star One
2006 Jodee Kamaal Ki Contestant Star One
2006 Nach Baliye 2 Contestant Star One
2007 Kasamh Se Mrs. Anupam Kapadia (Episode 251) Zee TV
2008 Left Right Left Captain Shona Das SAB TV
2008 Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain? Guest Contestant Star Plus
2008 Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar Contestant Sony TV
2008 Nach Baliye 4 Host Star Plus
2009 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Aditi Star Plus
2010 Meethi Choori No 1 Contestant NDTV Imagine
2014 - 2015 Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi Falguni Nitin Joshi / Falguni Harshad Parekh Colors TV
2015 Rishton Ka Mela Neha Zee TV
2017 - 2018 Tu Aashiqui Anita Sharma Colors TV
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Guest Contestant (Episode 4) Colors TV
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