(born 22 October 1967) is an Indian
actress and model. She has starred in some movies as well as serials
in Indian television
. She became popular after a TV series, Air Hostess
aired on Doordarshan
in 1986, and received critical acclaimed for her roles in Dance of the Wind
(1997), Deepa Mehta
(1998), Govind Nihalani
's Rukhmavati Ki Haveli
(1991), Kamal Haasan
(2001). Ronjita Kulkarni, Rediff.com
, Movies, 3 May 2002.
Personal life and background
Gidwani was born in Mumbai
. Her Sindhi
parents migrated from Pakistan after the partition
. They lived in a refugee camp in Worli
. She has a brother.
She studied in Fort Convent School, Mumbai. Her post graduation days saw her interested in French
and she started acting in French plays. Soon she was acting in English plays directed by Janak Toprani. She acted in some television serials and subsequently acted in a French film "Black" (1987).
She has been married and divorced and has vowed never to marry again.
Gidwani made her television debut in 1984 on the TV soap Trishna
, and during the 1980s and '90s, gave some memorable performances in TV serials like Swabhimaan
, Air Hostess
. She caught a lot of attention after her kissing scene in bed with actor Raj Zutshi
. She recently appeared in... Read More