Yami Gautam Bollywood Actress Biography

Yami Gautam
Yami Gautam

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.



Film Role Language


2009 Ullasa Utsaha Mahalakshmi Kannada
2011 Ek Noor Rabiha Punjabi
Nuvvila Archana Telugu
2012 Vicky Donor Ashima Roy Hindi
Hero Gauri Menon Malayalam
2013 Gouravam Yazhini Tamil
Yamini Telugu
Yuddham Madhumita Telugu
2014 Total Siyappa Asha Hindi
Action Jackson Anusha Hindi
2015 Badlapur Misha Verma Hindi
Courier Boy Kalyan Kavya Telugu
2016 Sanam Re Shruti Hindi
Junooniyat Suhani Kapoor Hindi
Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum Kavya Tamil
2017 Kaabil Supriya Bhatnagar Hindi
Sarkar 3 Annu Karkare Hindi


Awards and Nominations



Award Category Film


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


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