Why Swades Actor Gayatri Joshi Bid Farewell to Bollywood: The Untold Story
Former Bollywood actress Gayatri Joshi, best known for her role opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the critically acclaimed movie 'Swades,' and her husband, Vikas Oberoi, were recently involved in a devastating car accident in Italy. The accident resulted in the tragic loss of an elderly couple's life.
Gayatri Joshi's Early Career
Born in Nagpur in 1977, Gayatri Joshi embarked on her modeling career during her college days in Mumbai. She quickly made a name for herself and became the face of several prominent brands, including Godrej, LG, Ponds, Bombay Dyeing, Sunsilk, and Philips. Notably, she made her initial on-screen appearance alongside her future co-star, Shah Rukh Khan, in a Hyundai advertisement.
Pageant Success and Bollywood Debut
In 1999, Gayatri Joshi participated in the Miss India pageant and achieved recognition as one of the top five finalists. The following year, her beauty and talent earned her the title of Miss India International, leading her to represent India at the prestigious Miss International 2000 competition in Japan.
Her journey in the world of cinema began in 2004 when renowned filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker cast her opposite Shah Rukh Khan in "Swades." The film narrated the compelling story of an NRI NASA engineer's return to his roots in India, and it received critical acclaim. Gayatri Joshi's portrayal of a mature and grounded character garnered praise from both critics and audiences.
Life Beyond the Silver Screen
However, just months after the film's release, Gayatri Joshi decided to leave the film industry to embark on a new journey. She tied the knot with businessman Vikas Oberoi, a prominent figure in the construction industry and a promoter of Oberoi Construction. As of the latest reports, Oberoi's net worth stands at an impressive Rs 22,780 crore, placing him among India's top 100 wealthiest individuals.
Gayatri Joshi and Vikas Oberoi are parents to two children, Vihaan and Yuva. Their first son was born in 2006, followed by the birth of their second son in 2010. While Gayatri Joshi remains relatively low-key on social media, her family life with Vikas Oberoi continues to thrive away from the glitz and glamour of the film industry.
The Tragic Accident in Italy
In a recent turn of events, Gayatri Joshi and Vikas Oberoi were involved in a major car accident in Italy. The accident, which occurred in Italy, resulted in the loss of life of an elderly couple. While this incident has undoubtedly left the couple shaken, Gayatri Joshi confirmed that both she and her husband are physically unharmed.
- PTC PUNJABI