Aditi Gowitrikar is an Indian model, actress and a doctor. She won Gladrags Megamodel, and the Mrs. World contest in 2001, and appeared in reality television series, Bigg Boss (Season 3).
Gowitrikar was born to an Brahmin Marathi family in Panvel, Maharashtra. She did her schooling in Barns High School in Panvel and her MBBS at Grant Medical College in Mumbai .
Gowitrikar is a gynaecologist by profession. She started her career as a model after winning the Gladrags Mega Model contest in 1996. She also won the best body and best face prizes at the Asian Super Model Contest in 1997. She modeled for companies such as Ponds and appeared in TV commercials, including her immensely popular Coca Cola ad with Hrithik Roshan while working as a ramp model in Mumbai. In 2001, Gowitrikar participated in the Mrs. World 2001 held in Las Vegas which she won.
Since winning Mrs. World 2001, Gowitrikar continued modeling and also appeared in minor roles in a number of Bollywood and South Indian films. She has acted in the Hindi TV serial Ye Meri Life Hai and participated in reality television series such Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi (2008) hosted by Akshay Kumar, and in the reality television series, Bigg Boss (Season 3) (2009).
Gowitrikar has a younger sister, Arzoo Gowitrikar, who is an electronics engineer-turned-actress. She also has a younger brother Alpan Gowitrikar who is 9 years younger than her and is her personal assistant.
Gowitrikar dated Muffazal Lakdawala, a senior at college for seven years, and married him in 1998.After 11-years and 2 kids, the couple separated in early 2009 and filed for divorce