Kitu Gidwani Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Kitu Gidwani

Kitu Gidwani is a well-known Indian actress and model. She played the role of ‘Geeta Vishwas’ (till 24th episode) in the super hit TV serial, ‘Shaktimaan’ (1997).

Wiki/Biography

Kitu Gidwani was born on Sunday, 22 October 1967 (age 52 years; as in 2019), in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She did her schooling from Fort Convent School, Mumbai. She pursued her post-graduation in French. [1]Wikipedia

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Kitu Gidwani

Family, Caste & Husband

She was born in a Sindhi family. Her parents migrated to India from Pakistan after the Partition of India in 1947 and used to live in a refugee camp in Worli, Mumbai. [2]Times of India She has one brother. She was in a relationship with Sujay Sood, a New York-based writer. [3]Telly Chakkar She has not married yet.

Career

After her post-graduation, she acted in a few French and English plays. She debuted as an actor in the Hindi TV series, ‘Trishna’ (1984), in which she played the role of ‘Roohi.’

An Old Picture of Kitu Gidwani

An Old Picture of Kitu Gidwani

She got immense popularity with the Hindi superhero television show, ‘Shaktimaan,’ in 1997.

Kitu Gidwani in Shaktimaan

Kitu Gidwani in Shaktimaan

She has appeared in various popular TV serials, like ‘Junoon’ (1994), ‘Swabhimaan’ (1995), ‘Karvaan’ (1997), ‘Kulvaddhu’ (2006), and ‘Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai’ (2018).

Kitu Gidwani in Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai

Kitu Gidwani in Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai

In 1987, she acted in the French film ‘Black,’ in which she played the character of a Brazilian girl. She debuted in Bollywood with the 1984 film, ‘Holi.’ Later, she acted in many Hindi films, including ‘Earth’ (1998), ‘Fashion’ (2008), ‘Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na’ (2008), ‘Student of the Year’ (2012), and ‘Ghost Stories’ (2020). She has also acted in a few French and Tamil films.

 

Facts/Trivia

  • Her real name is Kaushalya Gidwani. [4]IMDB
  • Her friends and family call her Gidy. [5]Web Archive
  • Her hobbies include listening to music and dancing.
  • She is a trained tap dancer.
  • In 1998, she received the best actress award at the Three Continents Festival, Nantes, France for the role of Pallavi in the film, ‘Dance of the Wind’ (1997).

    Dance of the Wind

    Dance of the Wind

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