Yami was born and brought up in Chandigarh. Her father, Mukesh Gautam is the VP of PTC Network. She had aspired to join Indian Administrative Services as a young girl. At the age of 20, Yami decided to choose acting as her career. She debuted as a Television actress in Chand Ke Paar Chalo and the hit serial of Colors TV  ‘Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam’. She moved to films with Kanadda cinema and her debut film was  ‘Ullasa Utsaha’.

She worked in regional cinema for a while before appearing in the hit Bollywood film ‘Vicky Donor’ opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. The movie was John Abraham’s first as a producer and was one of the biggest hits of the year and was immensely acclaimed critically. Yami plays the role of a Bengali girl who is in love with a Punjabi guy, who used to donate his sperm to a sperm bank and the film deals with rigid ideas surrounding the idea of sperm donation.

 

Films Done By Yami Gautam

  • 2009 Ullasa Utsaha Mahalakshmi Kannada
  • 2011 Ek Noor Rabiha Punjabi
  • 2011 Nuvvila Archana Telugu
  • 2012 Vicky Donor Ashima Roy Hindi
  • 2013 Gouravam Yazhini Tamil
  • 2013 Gouravam Yamini Telugu
  • 2014 Total Siyapaa Asha Hindi
  • 2014 Yuddham Madhumita Telugu
  • 2015 Badlapur Misha Verma
  • 2016 Sanam Re Shruti Hindi
  • 2017 Kaabil Supriya Bhatnagar Hindi
  • 2018 Batti Gul Meter Chalu Advocate Gulnaar Rizvi
  • 2019 Uri: The Surgical Strike Pallavi Sharma/Jasmine Almeida
  • 2020 Ginny Weds Sunny Film has yet to be released Ginny Releasing on Netflix

 

Television Done By Yami Gautam

  • 2008-2009 Chand Ke Paar Chalo Sana NDTV Imagine
  • 2008 Raajkumar Aaryyan Rajkumari Bhairvi NDTV Imagine
  • 2010 CID – Episode 642 – Kabarwali Ladki Ananya Sony TV
  • 2009-2010 Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam Leher Mathur Vajpayee Colors
  • 2010 Meethi Choori No 1 Contestant Imagine TV

 

Awards and nominations Received By Yami Gautam

  • 2012 5th Boroplus Gold Awards Rising Film Stars From TV Vicky Donor
  • 2013 ETC Bollywood Business Awards Most Profitable Debut (Female) Nominated
  • 2017 Lux Golden Rose Awards Versatile Beauty of the Year Award N/A Nominated
  • 2020 Screen Awards Best Comedian Bala
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