Jui Gadkari is a renowned Marathi television actress. She was born on July 8, 1988, in a small town in Mumbai, Maharashtra in India. Her father, Ketan Gadkari is a play writer and a rhythmist while her mother Netra Ketan Gadkari works at the MTNL. They stayed in Karjat in Raigad District. Jui was born to a traditional family, and so, she has decided to move to Mumbai to study in St. Augustine’s High School. She usually joins in school activities, where she won many prizes, and she never thought of entering the acting industry. It was only after her graduation when she worked as an Assistant Director in a production house called White Paper Communications when she suddenly realized her urge to enter the field. She was supported by her mother who insisted on making her portfolio done and brought it to the late legendary photographer,
. She was guided by Rajadhyaksha and made her very first portfolio, and that’s when her career started. Jui usually acknowledged the role of Rajadhyaksha in shaping her career, which motivates her in meeting people at the right time and place.
She graduated Bachelor of Mass Media and Advertising at Mumbai University and did a post graduation in Advertising and Public Relations before she completed MBA in Marketing at the Welingkar’s Institute of Research and Management in Mumbai. During her graduation, she took the number one position in the university. Jui is also a trained classical singer and a Kathak dancer.
Jui made her debut in television on ETV Marathi’s
and played the role of Chanda. After this, she appeared on Zee Marathi’s Majhiya Priyala Preet Kalena and subsequently did an antagonist role on Star Pravah’s Tujvin Sakhya Re. The executives of the channel found something in her that made her cast in her next television serial, Pudhacha Paul on ETV Marathi, where she played as Kalyani, the female lead.
Jui is also wishing to work in the big screen someday. Her dream is to collaborate with ace director Rajeev Patil of Jogwa fame. She is the great-granddaughter of Ram Ganesh Gadkari, a popular theatre artist. She also became the brand ambassador of Tobacco Free Maharashtra. Recently, the actress has been receiving threats from an unknown culprit stating that they want to kill Jui on July 20, 2015. A police protection was provided for her security. Apparently, a 10-year old boy went to her house and gave her the threat letters.