Wamiqa Gabbi

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Wamiqa Gabbi
Born (1993-09-29) 29 September 1993 (age 25)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active2007-present

Wamiqa Gabbi is an Indian film actress, who works in Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films. She made her screen debut in the Hindi film Bittoo Boss in 2012.

Early life[edit]

Wamiqa was born on 29 September 1993 in Chandigarh, India and was brought up there. Her father, Govardhan Gabbi is a Punjabi writer and her mother, Raj Kumari, an educationist. Her younger brother Haardik Gabbi is also a budding actor and musician. She always wanted to be an actress. Wamiqa can write, speak and understand Punjabi, Hindi and English.

Career[edit]

She is a trained Kathak dancer. Her big break came with the Punjabi film with Yo Yo Honey Singh and Amrinder Gill, Tu Mera 22 Mai Tera 22. She went on to star in two other Punjabi films Ishq Brandy and Ishq Haazir Hai as a co-star to actor Diljit Dosanjh.

She gave her first female lead role as Tanisha in Sixteen.[1] She starred as lead actress in the Telugu film Bhale Manchi Roju as female lead.

Wamiqa did also star as the female lead in a Tamil film Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam (2016).[2] She is in the female lead role in the Malayalam film directed by Basil Joseph. The movie is titled as Godha, released on 19 May 2017, where she acted alongside Tovino Thomas.[3] In March 2017, Wamiqa signed a new Tamil film, Iravaakaalam, which is to be directed by Ashwin Saravanan, to star along with Sshivada and S. J. Suryah.[4]. Wamiqa is playing the lead role in Prithviraj Sukumaran [5] Starrer Nine [6] which is releasing on 7 February and the film also stars Mamata Mohandas in a key role.

Filmography[edit]

year title Role Language Remarks
2011 Mausam Lala Durgadas's daughter 1 Hindi directed by Pankaj Kapoor
2013 Sixteen Tanisha Hindi directed by Raj Purohit
2013 Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 Nikky Punjabi lead actress with Yo Yo Honey Singh, Amrinder Gill and Mandy Takhar
2014 Ishq Brandy Kimmi Punjabi with Alfaaz, Roshan Prince and Japji Khaira
2015 Ishq Haazir Hai Simar Punjabi Short film as lead actress with Diljit Dosanjh
2015 Bhale manchi roju Sitha Telugu Debut in Telugu as lead actress with Sudheer Babu
2016 Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam Manoja Tamil Debut in Tamil
2017 Godha Adithi Singh Malayalam Lead actress with Tovino Thomas

Debut in Malayalam.

2017 Nikka Zaildar 2 Saawan Kaur Punjabi Lead actress with Ammy Virk & Sonam Bajwa
2018 Parahuna Maano as main lead Punjabi Released on 28 September 2018
2019 Nine Eva Malayalam Released on 7 February 2019
2019 Chocolate Retold Malayalam Pre production
2019 Prakasham Parathunna Penkutty Malayalam Pre Production
2019 Nadhoo Khan Main Lead apposite Harish Verma Punjabi Lead actress with Harish Verma relaesing on 26th april 2019
2019 Dil Diyan Gallan ( Indian) main lead with Parmish Verma Punjabi Releasing on 3rd May 2019
2019 Nikka Zaildar 3 Punjabi main lead with Amy Virk
2019 Doorbeen Punjabi main lead with Ninja

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wamiqa Gabbi". Clickzeal. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Wamiqa Gabbi is Geethanjali Selvaraghavan's heroine". The Indian Express. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Wamiqa Gabbi fondly shares her first picture with Tovino". 3 July 2017.
  4. ^ "SJ Suryah-Sshivada-Wamiqa join 'Maya' director now". Top 10 Cinema. 30 March 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  5. ^ Prithviraj Sukumaran
  6. ^ Nine

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