Born and brought up in Ahmedabad , she is the daughter of Gujarati actor Arvind Vaidya. Making her television debut in 1995, she gained overnight stardom due to her terrific performance as Meenakshi Mathur in popular sitcom Hum Paanch . Hum Paanch
is the story of a middle-class white-collar worker , Anand Mathur, who always finds himself in trouble because of his five daughters — Meenakshi, Radhika, Sweety, Kajal, and Chhoti. The three elder daughters are Anand and his first wife's children. The last two are Anand and Bina's daughters.
Vandana Pathak Hum Paanch