Gauri pradhan's father was a senior indian army so she lived in many places in india during his childhood. After the retirement of his father, his family settled in pune, where he studied psychology at the university sp.
In 1998 came to mumbai to participate in miss india and became a finalist. Gauri started his career doing some modeling and commercials. His first major appearance as noorjehan, the mughal empress aired on dd and then came 'kutumb' but she is best known for playing nandini in kyunki saas bhi kabhi bahu thi.
She has also made an appearance episodic series' kya hadsaa kya haqeeqat and rihaee sony and the role of the protagonist in sony televisions jayega naam gum. In 2005, gauri won the best pair of evergreen of the decade on television with sony's husband hiten kutumb.
She was nominated for the mtv lycra style in the individual category with more style on television (women) in 2004. In the star parivar awards 2004.2006 and 2007 gauri won favourite bahu for her role as nandini in kyunki saas bhi kabhi bahu thi.In 2005 and 2007 won with a favorite star jodi hiten parivar husband (karan nandini in ksbkbt).
They are the only jodi having won twice so far. She is married to hiten tejwani, her co-star from kutumb and 'kyunki. They first met while doing hiten 'breeze' a movie ad. They married in 2004 in pune. She is a girl off-screen and a touch reserved for me, do not appear on the screen and has always shied away from film work despite receiving large banner offers even before making his debut on television.