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
|Birth Name||Yami Gautam|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 32 Years|
|Famous For||Vicky Donor and Kaabil|
|Debut||Vicky Donor (2012)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Sagittarius|
|Birth Place||Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh|
|Date of Birth||28 November 1988|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies||Reading and Yoga|
|Mother's Name||Not Known|
|Father's Name||Not Known|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm|
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 58 kg|
in Pounds- 127.87 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Place|| New York City and London|
|Favourite Colors||White, Red and Black|
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 $2 million dollars as of 2019. She charges Rs 1 to 2 crore per film and owns a Audi A4 car.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$2 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||INR 1-2 crore per film|
Yami Gautam Complete Bio & Career
Yami Gautam decided to pursue a career in acting while she was doing her graduate degree in law honors. She moved to Mumbai seeking acting opportunities. Yami made her first television appearance with NDTV Imagine’s daily soap ‘Chand Ke Paar Chalo’. She was also cast in NDTV Imagine’s Raajkumar Aaryan. She gained further recognition with her role in ‘Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam’. She also took part in television reality shows like ‘Kitchen Champion Season 1’ and ‘Meethi Choori No 1’.
Her film debut was in the Kannada movie titled ‘Ullasa Utsaha’. However, she got a major breakthrough with the Bollywood movie ‘Vicky Donor’, opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. The movie was commercially successful and earned positive critics. Her first Telugu movie was ‘Nuvvila’ in 2011. Further, she also starred in ‘Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum’. She was cast in the Hindi film ‘Total Siyappa’ opposite Ali Zafar in 2014. She appeared in the movie ‘Action Jackson’ alongside Ajay Devgan. She portrayed the role of Varun Dhawan’s wife, Misha Purohit in the movie ‘Badlapur’. Yami starred in musical romantic film ‘Sanam Re’ opposite Pulkit Samrat in 2016. She also appeared in the movie ‘Junooniyat’. She was cast in the 2017 revenge drama, ‘Kaabil’ opposite Hrithik Roshan. The film was commercially successful and garnered positive reviews.
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
|2012||Vicky Donor |
|2014||Total Siyapaa |
|2018||Batti Gul Meter Chalu |
|2019||Uri: The Surgical Strike|
|2020||Ginny Weds Sunny|
TV Shows & Serials List
|2008||Chand Ke Paar Chalo Sana NDTV Imagine|
|2009||CID - Episode 642 - Kabarwali Ladki|
Raajkumar Aaryyan Rajkumari Bhairvi
Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam
|2010||Meethi Choori No 1 |
Kitchen Champion Season 1
Yami Gautam Awards and nominations
|2012||5th Boroplus Gold Awards Rising Film Stars From TV Vicky Donor |
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Female
|2012||Bhaskar Bollywood Awards Fresh Entry of the Year |
People's Choice Awards India Favorite Debut Actor (Male/Female)
|2013||ETC Bollywood Business Awards Most Profitable Debut (Female) |
Filmfare Awards Best Female Debut
Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer – Female
Stardust Awards Best Actress
Superstar of Tomorrow – Female
Star Guild Awards Best Female Debut
Times of India Film Awards Best Debut – Female
|2013||IIFA Awards Star Debut of the Year – Female |
Zee Cine Awards Best Female Debut
|2017||Lux Golden Rose Awards Versatile Beauty of the Year Award N/A |
Lux Golden Rose Awards Break Through Performer Of The Year Award Kaabil
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.