Gayatri Joshi (born 20 March 1977 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is a model turned Bollywood actress. Her first and only film, is the 2004 released, Swades.
Gayatri Joshi is a graduate of Sydenham College, Mumbai. She began her modeling career in 1996 while still in college. She studied at the JB Vachha High School in Dadar in Central Mumbai. She studied in Mt. Carmel High School when she was in Nagpur, thus she was native of Nagpur.
She was born in Higer midlle class deshastha bhramin family. Her grandparents still live in Nagpur.She was one of the final five candidates in the 1999 Femina Miss India beauty pageant, and was crowned Sony Entertainment Channel's My Miss India-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".She made her Bollywood debut in December 2004 in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s film "Swades" opposite Shahrukh Khan.
She got engaged to Vikas Oberoi on June 23, 2005 in Las Vegas. They married in Mumbai on 27 August 2005.She gave birth to a baby boy on 1 September 2006.