Gautam in 2012
28 November 1988 |
Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India
|Occupation||Film actress, Model|
|Family||Surilie Gautam (Younger sister)|
Yami Gautam (born 28 November 1988) is an Indian film actress and model who predominantly appears in Hindi and Telugu films. She has also appeared in a few Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Punjabi films. In addition to acting, she is also a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products.
Yami Gautam was born in a Himachali 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 sister, Surilie Gautam who made her big screen debut with Punjabi film Power Cut. She did her regular schooling and later joined college for pursuing a graduate degree in law honours. 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. As she was pursuing Studies in Law Honors (first-year PU Student of the Law), but she left full-time studies for acting. Recently, she is doing her part-time Graduation from Mumbai. Yami is fond of reading, interior decoration and listening to music.
Gautam was twenty when she moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in movies. She made her television debut with Chand Ke Paar Chalo, which was followed by Raajkumar Aaryyan. Following this, she played her most notable role in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam, which aired on Colors. Furthermore, she participated in the reality shows Meethi Choori No 1 and Kitchen Champion Season 1.
Debut in films (2010–present)
Gautam later made her Bollywood debut with Vicky Donor, in which she starred opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. She played the role of Bengali girl Ashima Roy, a girl who falls in love with a Punjabi boy with a past. Despite its small budget, the movie became a major commercial success and received critical appreciation.
Gautam received appreciation for her performance. Taran Adarsh writes "Yami Gautam makes an imposing debut. She adds enormous value to the movie by her act, screen presence and striking looks. She's truly admirable towards the latter part of the film." Madhureeta Mukherjee adds that Gautam "is a sheer delight to watch, emoting effortlessly."
She made her Telugu debut with the 2011 film Nuvvila, directed by Ravi Babu. She signed her second film in Kollywood with Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum opposite Jai. Her second Hindi film was Eeshwar Nivas's Total Siyappa', opposite Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar produced by Reliance Entertainment and Neeraj Pandey, got released in 2014.
Gautam has completed filming for Prabhu Deva's Action Jackson opposite Ajay Devgan and Sriram Raghavan's Badlapur opposite Varun Dhawan. Apart from those, she is busy in shooting a Tamil film Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum, a Telugu film Courier Boy Kalyan. In 2016, she acted in Divya Khosla Kumar's romantic film Sanam Re.
She also acted in a romantic film Junooniyat. In february 2016, she signed a film Kaabil starring opposite Hrithik Roshan which is produced by Rakesh Roshan and directed by Sanjay Gupta. In October 2016, she signed Ram Gopal Varma's Sarkar 3 which is the third part of his Sarkar (film series).
- As Actress
|2012||Vicky Donor||Ashima Roy||Hindi|
|2015||Courier Boy Kalyan||Kavya||Telugu|
|2016||Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum||Kavya||Tamil|
Scheduled for a release on 26 January 2017.
|2017||Sarkar 3||Annu Karkare||Hindi||Filming,
Scheduled for a release on 17 March 2017.
|2008||Chand Ke Paar Chalo||Sana||NDTV Imagine|
|2008||Raajkumar Aaryyan||Rajkumari Bhairvi||NDTV Imagine|
|2009||Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam||Leher Mathur Vajpayee||Colors|
|2010||Meethi Choori No 1||Contestant||Imagine TV|
|2010||Kitchen Champion Season 1||Contestant||Colors|
Awards and nominations
|2012||Vicky Donor||5th Boroplus Gold Awards||Rising Film Stars From TV||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|
- 2013: iTimes's No. 12 Most Desirable Woman of 2012.
- "I have had no affair in my life so far: Yaami Gautam — The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
- "Yami Gautam flaunts her new Audi"
- "Busy Birthday for Yami – IANS".
- "Vicky Donor is a HIT" Retrieved 26 January 2013
- "Vicky Donor gets very good reviews from film critics" as well as nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.Retrieved 26 January 2013
- "Yami Gautam: There is a reason why people think Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan are intelligent". bollywoodlife.com.
- "Mother day".
- "Yami Gautam's sister to make her debut". Mid-day.com. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
- "Yami Gautam's sister to marry Jaspal Bhatti's son – Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 25 October 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
- Subhash K Jha & VICKEY LALWANI 26 October 2012, 10.05AM IST (26 October 2012). "Jaspal Bhatti died a day before son's debut film release – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
- Gautam, Yami. "Yami's Personal Life". Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- Gautam, Yami. "Gautam's Biography". Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- Yummylicious. Filmfare. 20 June 2012
- "First look: Chand Ke Paar Chalo". rediff.com. 11 September 2008. Retrieved 29 June 2010.
- "Come, fall in love". Screen. 12 February 2010. Archived from the original on 13 February 2010. Retrieved 29 June 2010.
- Suresh, Sunayana. "Sandalwood's hot for TV stars". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- "Ayushmann's film debut as Sperm Donor". Times of India. 6 October 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
- Adarsh, Taran. "Vicky Donor (2012) Movie Review". Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- Mukherjee, Madhureeta. "Vicky Donor movie review". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- "I am a director's actor: Yaami Gautam — Times Of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 7 May 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
- "Yami Gautam Excited To Begin Shooting With Ajay Devgn". The Times of India.
- "Yami Gautam begins shooting for 'Junooniat'". Deccan Chronicle. 30 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
- "Hrithik Roshan pairs with Yami Gautam in 'Kaabil'". TOI. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
- "Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam begin shooting for Kaabil"
- "Yami Gautam in 'Sarkar 3'"
- "After Katrina and Aishwarya, Yami joins Sarkar bandwagon"
- "Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami of VICKY DONOR bag Gold Awards". Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- "Newcomers Nominations: Fresh Entry of the Year". Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- Kumar, Ravi. "People's Choice Awards 2012 Nominees". Retrieved 27 January 2012.
- "3rd Annual BIG Star Entertainment Awards Nominations". Retrieved 17 December 2012.
- "ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2012 / 2013 – Nominations". Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- "Yaami Gautam—Awards". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
- "Nominations for 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards". Retrieved 22 January 2012.
- "Zee Cine Awards 2013: Team 'Barfi!', Vidya Balan, Salman Khan bag big honours". Retrieved 21 January 2013.
- "Nominations for Stardust Awards 2013" Retrieved 27 January 2013
- "8th Star Guild Apsara Awards Nominations: Shahrukh Khan or Ranbir Kapoor, Vidya Balan or Priyanka Chopra – who will win?". Retrieved 24 March 2013.
- "TOIFA 2013 nominations". Times of India. 7 February 2013. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
- "IIFA Awards 2013: The winners are finally here!". Retrieved 7 July 2013.
- "Times Most Desirable Women 2012 – Results". ITimes. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
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