Yami Gautam (born 28 November 1988) is an Indian film actress and model who predominantly appears in Hindi films. She has also appeared in a few Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Malayalam and Tamil films. In addition to acting, she is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products. In 2012, Gautam made her Bollywood debut with the film Vicky Donor. Upon release, the film was a critical and commercial success, and Gautam gained positive reviews and several nominations for her performance.
Gautam then starred as a strong wife in the action thriller Action Jackson (2014), a young woman in the crime thriller Badlapur (2015), a high-school girl in the romance Sanam Re (2016), a blind woman in the romantic thriller Kaabil (2017) and a lawyer in the social-problem film Batti Gul Meter Chalu (2018). Her highest-grossing release came with the action thriller Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), which finds place among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.
Yami Gautam Wiki/Bio
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Early life and background
Yami Gautam was born in a Hindu family in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh and was brought up in Chandigarh. Her father Mukesh Gautam is a Punjabi film director. Her mother is Anjali Gautam. Yami has a younger sister Surilie Gautam, who made her big-screen debut with the Punjabi film Power Cut. She did her regular schooling and later entered college to pursue a graduate degree in law honors.
She had aspired to join Indian Administrative Services (IAS) as a young girl, but at the age of 20, Yami decided to start her acting career. Though she was pursuing studies in Law Honors (first-year PU Student of law), she left full-time studies for acting. Recently, she has been doing her part-time graduation from Mumbai. Yami is fond of reading, interior decoration and listening to music.
Yami Gautam Net worth
Yami Gautam has an estimated net worth of $7 million dollars as of 2023. She charges Rs 1 to 2 crore per film and owns a Audi A4 car.
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Yami Gautam Complete Bio & Career
She has been the face of several commercial ad campaigns including Fair&Lovely, Chevrolet, Cornetto, and others. She won Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut for her role in Vicky Donor. Yami was named among Most Desirable Woman list by iTimes in 2012.
Yami Gautam Filmography
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Yami Gautam Awards and nominations
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Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Yami Gautam
- Her father Mukesh Gautam is a well-known director and has directed the famous show India’s Most Wanted.
- Yami Gautam and Ayushmann Khurrana were actually family friends and knew each other very well even before they worked together in the film Vicky Donor.
- Thus far, she has acted in 6 different language films like Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Punjabi, and Malayalam.
- Her younger sister Surilie Gautam is married to Jaspal Bhatti’s son Jasraj Bhatti.