Gauri Nigudkar

Gauri Nigudkar

Indian actress

Gauri Nigudkar

Nationality Indian
  • Film actress
  • Television actress
Years active 2004–present
Spouse(s) Hrishikesh Kunte (2013–present)
Parent(s) Sudhir Nigudkar(Father), Manik Nigudkar (Mother)

Gauri Nigudkar is an Indian actress and reality-show anchor. She made her movie debut with the film Uttarayan in 2004, winning the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi.[1] Nigudkar played the lead role in the soap opera “Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan” on Star Plus, acted in 9X INX and as the daughter of Vinod Khanna and Smriti Irani in Mere Apne.[2]She did another show for Smriti Irani named ‘Waaris’ for Zee tv.

Personal life[edit]

Gauri’s father is a pharmacist, her mother is a chemistry professor. Gauri has done her post-graduation in organic chemistry from University of Mumbai.[3] She is married to Hrishikesh Kunte.[citation needed]

Nigudkar started her career in 2004 with the film Uttarayan, an award-winning national film. The plot of the film is based on the Marathi play “Durgi” written by Jaywant Dalvi. She made her television debut by the television series Betiyaan Apni Yaa Paraaya Dhan in 2007 on Star Plus.[4] She played the lead role of Krishna, the eldest daughter and central character of the show. She played leading roles in Mere Apne show on 9x and Waaris on Zee TV where she played the daughter of Vinod Khanna and Smriti Irani in Mere Apne.

In 2013, she did a Marathi comedy movie, Sanshay Kallol.Later she played Kavya Dixit in another marathi film ‘702 Dixits ‘.Nigudkar has done several tv commercials including: Santoor facewash, Whirlpool, Brooke Bond Taaza Tea,[5] California Almonds,[6] Mahindra Gio, Sony pal, Tata ishakti dal, Waman Hari Pethe Jewllers, ICICI home loans, ICICI prudential, Moov, Poppins, Parle must-bites.[citation needed]

She loves food photography and writes a food blog-

She pursues her passion of teaching chemistry by writing another blog –

Name Year Role Notes
Uttarayan 2004 Young Kusumwati National award winning movie
Sanshay Kallol 2013 Asha Opposite to Ankush Choudhary
702 Dixit’s 2016 Kavya Dixit Thriller Marathi movie[7]



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