Yami Gautam is an Indian actress who rose to fame in 2012 with her debut Bollywood film, Vicky Donor.
She belongs to a Hindu family and was born to film director, Mukesh Gautam and Anjali Gautam on 28 November 1988 in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India. She grew up in Chandigarh, India. Her younger sister, Surilie Gautam is also an actress. She also has a younger brother, Ojas Gautam.
She is dating actor, Pulkit Samrat.
Yami Gautam went to Punjab University in Chandigarh for her graduation in law.
She started her acting career in 2008 with NDTV Imagine’s Hindi TV serial, Chand Ke Paar Chalo, in which she played the role of Sana. She also works as a model and has walked the ramp at various fashion shows.
She made her film debut in 2009 with the Kannada film, Ullasa Utsaha, in which she played the role of Mahalakshmi. After that, Yami has done several films in various languages like Ek Noor (Punjabi, 2011), Nuvvila (Telugu, 2011), Vicky Donor (Hindi, 2012), Hero (Malayalam, 2012), Gouravam (Tamil, 2013), Total Siyapaa (Hindi, 2014), Badlapur (Hindi, 2015), Kaabil (Hindi, 2017), Batti Gul Meter Chalu (Hindi, 2018), Uri: The Surgical Strike (Hindi, 2019), etc.
In 2010, Yami Gautam participated in two reality shows, Meethi Choori No 1 and Kitchen Champion Season 1. She has also featured in numerous TV commercials like Fair And Lovely, KFC Coffee, Breeze Soap, Samsung Galaxy Duos, Mirinda, Chevrolet Beat Car, etc.
5th Boroplus Gold Award for Rising Film Stars From TV for the Bollywood film, Vicky Donor (2012)
BIG Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Female for the Bollywood film, Vicky Donor (2012)
Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut for the Bollywood film, Vicky Donor (2012)
IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female for the Bollywood film, Vicky Donor (2012)
Yami Gautam has appeared on various magazine covers like Wedding Times, Khush Mag, Femina, Exhibit, etc.
She loves to read, listen to music, and decorate interiors.