Yami Gautam (born on 28th November, 1986) is an Indian film and television actress. Her 2012 film Vicky Donor is her first film in Bollywood. Her earlier appearances were on Indian television serials like Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam, Chand Ke Paar Chalo and Raajkumar aryyan.
Her best known role was in Vicky Donor.
Yami Gautam was born in Chandigarh in Punjab. Her father Mukesh Gautam is Vice President in PTC Punjabi channel of PTC Network. Following her schooling she wanted to study further to become an IAS officer, but chose acting instead. She said in an interview that “my uncle gave my photographs to a production house and I received an offer to do a teleserial”.
Gautam was 20 when she moved to Mumbai. She made her debut on television with Chand Ke Paar Chalo, after which she played her most notable role in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam aired on Colors. She was last seen as a Television actress in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam after which she moved on to feature films.She essayed the lead role in the Kannada film Ullasa Utsaha. Then she also participated in the reality show Meethi Choori No.1 on NDTV
Her debut movie was in Kannada with Ganesh in Ullasa Utsaha In 2010, In 2011 she made her debut in Telugu cinema in Ravi Babu’s Nuvvila, followed by the Punjabi film Ek Noor playing the older version of Rabiha.
She has made her Bollywood debut with Vicky Donor where she’s cast opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. She plays the role of a Bengali girl who falls in love with a Punjabi boy. The movie was a success and received critical appreciations as well.
In 2012, she was featured on the cover page of Prevention (magazine) and Wedding Affair which discussed about her life and personality and also about her interest in Hot yoga.
|2012||Vicky Donor||Ashima Roy||Hindi|
|Courier Boy Kalyan||Kavya||Telugu|
|Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum||Kavya||Tamil|
|Sarkar 3||Annu Karkare||Hindi
Awards and Nominations
|2012||5th Boroplus Gold Awards||Rising Film Stars From TV||Vicky Donor||Won|
|Bhaskar Bollywood Awards||Fresh Entry of the Year||Nominated|
|People’s Choice Awards India||Favorite Debut Actor (Male/Female)||Nominated|
|BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Female||Won|
|2013||ETC Bollywood Business Awards||Most Profitable Debut (Female)||Nominated|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Female Debut||Nominated|
|Screen Awards||Most Promising Newcomer – Female||Nominated|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Female Debut||Won|
|Stardust Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Superstar of Tomorrow – Female||Nominated|
|Star Guild Awards||Best Female Debut||Nominated|
|Times of India Film Awards||Best Debut – Female||Nominated|
|IIFA Awards||Star Debut of the Year – Female||Won|