Yami Gautam was born om 28 November 1988. She 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.
Gautam made her film debut in Kannada film Ullasa Utsaha. Whilst the film failed at the box office, Gautam received positive reviews for her performance. 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).