Name- Vandana Pathak
Date of Birth- 26 January 1976
Age- 44 years(as in 2020)
Mother- Jayashri Vaidya
Father- Arvind Vaidya
Brother- Name Not Known
Marital Status/Marriage- Married
Husband- Neeraj Pathak
Son- Yash Pathak
Daughter- Radhika Pathak
Net Worth- N/A
Vandana Pathak Biography
Vandana Pathak is an Indian actress. She is primarily known for her work in television and Gujarati industry. Born on 26 January 1976, she did her schooling from GLS School in Gujarat, Ahmedabad. The actress rose to fame for her work in serial “Hum Paanch” as Meenakshi Mathur in 1995. The show was one of the popular shows of its time and have given her immense popularity and fame overnight. There is no looking back for her since then and she has given some memorable performances on screen which is difficult for any actor other than her to perform. She has lots of followers from all over the world who loves her immensely for her natural acting skills.
Facts About Vandana Pathak
- Salman Khan and Irrfan Khan are her Favorite Actors.
- Sridevi is her Favorite Actress.
- Cricket is her Favorite Sports.
- Virat Kohli is her Favorite Cricketer.
- Travelling and Cooking are her Favorite Hobbies.
- In 1995, she made her acting debut with television serial “Hum Paanch” as Meenakshi Mathur. Her role was loved by the audience, making her the household name.
- Post that show, she then appeared in another popular comedy serial named “Khichdi” as Jayshree Parekh and rose further on popularity and fame.
- The actress has worked in number of popular television shows including Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka, Ye Meri Life Hai, Instant Khichdi, Main Kab Saas Banoongi, and more.
- In 2015, she appeared in daily soap Saath Nibhaana Saathiya as Gaura Suryavanshi. It was speculated that she and her co-star Rupal Patel were having some professional war on the sets of their show. However on being asked, she denied the news and said, “She is a professional and we two greet each other everyday on the sets. It’s just that we are 2 different people”.
- In the year 2020, she made her big screen debut with Gujarati movie Golkeri.
Vandana Pathak Family
She was born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat into a high class Hindu family. Her father name is Arvind Vaidya, an actor and mother name is Jayashri Vaidya. She has a younger brother whose name is not known. The actress shares close bond with her family and often shares pictures with them on her Instagram account. She has made her family and especially her father proud by being one of the talented actresses of the industry.
Vandana Pathak Husband/ Children
She is married to writer-director Neeraj Pathak. It was an arranged cum love marriage which were approved by their parents. The couple is madly in love with each other even after being married for such a long time. They are blessed with two children, a daughter named Radhika Pathak and a son named Yash Pathak.
Vandana Pathak Career/ Television Shows
Coming from a filmy background, she was destined to make her career in the industry. In 1995, she made her acting debut with television serial “Hum Paanch” as Meenakshi Mathur and gained overnight stardom due to her terrific performance in that serial. The show was named in one of the popular comedic shows of its time and post this show, she was chosen for another popular serial “Khichdi” which gave her further fame and popularity on the work front. The actress has worked in many popular serials like Ye Meri Life Hai, Instant Khichdi, Mrs. & Mr. Sharma Allahabadwale, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya, etc. and have showed amazing performances through these.
She is considered as one of the most talented actresses who can perform even the most difficult scenes with such natural ease that it leaves people in awe of her. No one can put their eyes away from her naturally amazing performances. Due to her acting skills, she has even worked in few movies. Here is the list of television serials she has been part of:
Year Television Shows Role 1995 Hum Paanch Meenakshi Mathur 1999 Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka 2002 Khichdi Jayshree Parekh 2004 Ye Meri Life Hai Rasik's wife, Pooja's mother 2005 Instant Khichdi Jayshree Parekh 2008 Main Kab Saas Banoongi Rajshri Shah 2010 Mrs. & Mr. Sharma Allahabadwale Sheela Devi 2011 R K Laxman Ki Duniya Bakula "Baku" Bhavesh Vasavda 2014 Mahisagar Anusuya Mehta 2014 Badi Door Se Aaye Hai Daadi "90" 2015 Saath Nibhaana Saathiya Gaura Suryavanshi 2017 Savitri Devi College & Hospital Padmini/Vaidehi 2018 Khichdi Returns Jayshree Parekh 2018 Yeh Teri Galiyan Parvati 2018 Manmohini Devki Dai