Date of Birth: 24th November 1986
Birth Place: Gujarat , India
Description: Yami Gautam is an Indian film and television actress born on 24th November 1986. Her 2012 film Vicky Donor is her first film in Bollywood.
Yami's father Mukesh Gautam is a coordinator in Zee News channel.Yami initially wanted to become an IAS officer as she was a very good student.Hailing from Himachal Pradesh, she made her debut on Television with Chand Ke Paar Chalo but her claim to fame was Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam aired on Colors. She was last seen as a Television actress in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam after which she moved on to feature films.
She essayed the lead role in the Kannada film Ullasa Utsaha. Then she also participated in the reality show Meethi Choori No.1 on NDTV Imagine. She has done various television advertisements, with the notable amongst those being 'Fair and Lovely' by Hindustan Unilever Limited and Samsung Galaxy Y DUOS.
In 2011, she made her debut in Telugu cinema, enacting a lead role in Ravi Babu's Nuvvila, following which she acted in another film Ek Noor playing the older version of Rabiha.She has made her Bollywood debut with Vicky Donor where she's cast opposite Ayushmann Khurrana. She plays the role of a Bengali girl who falls in love with a Punjabi boy. Though the movie revolves around actor, her efforts have been praised for her excellent work. The movie was a success and it received positive reviews. Her earlier appearances are on Indian television serials like Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam and Chand Ke Paar Chalo. Her claim to fame role was in Vicky Donor.
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Actress Yami Gautam was down with fever a night prior her magazine shoot still managed to make it for her shoot the next day. The actress who was not keeping well since 2-3 days was advised by the doctor to rest for a few days before resuming her work. However her shoot for a magazine was planned since sometime and the actress had already given her word and didn’t want to break her commitment. Lots of other people involved in the process of the shoot had also given & blocked their dates. The actress felt it would not be correct to cancel the shoot end minute. Understanding this the actress pushed herself to do the shoot and reached the venue the next day. However, there were some technical glitches in the shoot like in any other shoot, but Yami was very co-operative and flexible. Yami was seen smiling throughout, the shoot wet on for 7 hours until she and the team were not fully convinced about getting good shots and were satisfied! Spokesperson adds, Yami is very particular about her work commitments. Once she finalises her dates, she tries to not change them. This is why she made sure to go for her shoot this time too. She was seen taking her medication in midst of the shoot to keep herself going through out the day. Yami is dedicated and passionate towards her work even if it is her health coming in her way.The actress kept her health issues aside and focused on her shoot. A good productive day gives Yami a good high and she pushes herself completely for it. When contacted Yami's spokesperson confirmed the news. The actress is currently busy with her next film shoot with T-series.
Pulkit Samrat will soon be seen romancing the lovely Yami Gautam in Divya Khosla Kumar’s Sanam Re. The cast and crew of the movie have already started filming in Ladakh on the banks of the beautiful Pangong Lake. These few stills from the movie reveal Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam’s look. While Pulkit is bare-bodied, Yami looks lovely as the typical Kashmiri girl. Talking about the movie Divya said, “I just got back from the Ladakh schedule. Yami Gautam and Urvashi Rautela are relative newcomers, so as a director, I am trying to tap in their potential and that I found very exciting.” Pangong Lake is a favorite location for Bollywood films and a number of movies like 3 Idiots and Jab Tak Hai Jaan have been shot there. And shooting there is no easy task either. We hear that all the cast and crew members of have been living in tents in freezing sub zero temperatures. Starring Pulkit Samrat, Yami Gautam and Urvashi Rautela, Sanam Re is slated to release on Valentine’s Day next year.
After the success of Main Tera Hero, Varun Dhawan seems to be getting his pick of all the beautiful young actresses in B-town. Besides starring in the ABCD sequel with Shraddha Kapoor, this young lad will also be seen with Yami Gautam and Huma Qureshi in Badlapur. The film will be directed by Sriram Raghavan and will have Yami playing the role of Varun’s wife. Huma Qureshi on the other hand will play the role of a prostitute in the film which will also star Nawazuddin Siddique. Badlapur will release sometime next year.
Twitteratis seem to have found a new bakra for their jokes in the form of Yami Gautam. While the Alok Nath and Neil Nitin Mukesh tweets were often inventive and funny, the Yami fad simply seems to be the product of some really bored individuals. The tweets make fun of Yami endorsing a fairness cream brand. Here are some of the funnier ones... 1. When Yami Gautam’s family plays chess and they can’t find some pieces, they make her the White Queen. 2. IPL to rename Fair Play award as Yami Gautam –Play Award. 3. Yami Gautam enters a fairness contest. She came first and her shadow came second. 4. Yami can’t be photographed with a white background. 5. If Yami Gautam happened to write her autobiography somewhere in the future what will be its title? 50 shades of Fair & Lovely. 6. Yami Gautam uses Fair & Lovely as toothpaste to whiten her teeth too. 7. Yami Gautam to star in Hindi Remake of Snow White.. 8. Yami Gautam’s skin tone is brighter than her future. 9. NASA is sending Yami Gautam to the space to recharge all their solar cell panels up there. #YamiGautam9. 10. If ever the Sun loses its shine, just get Yami Gautam and Neil Nitin Mukesh married, their kids would be more than enough replacement! These jokes also reflect the general irritation and anger towards fairness creams that seem to suggest that only fairness can give a girl true confidence. Do you know of any other funny Yami Gautam fairness one-liners? Do share them with us in the comments below! Related News: Neil Nitin Mukesh is the lastes Twitter trend on his birthday The best of Alok Nath 'Babuji' memes
Vicky Donor was not only John Abraham's debut production, it also got on screen fresh talent that you saw only on TV before. Ayushmann Khuranna may have been the lead role, but every male who set is eyes on her wanted to marry the lead actress Yami Gautam! “I am single but it's nice to have a lot of male fans. But I am in no mood to mingle. I enjoy being single and am concentrating on my work right now. I wouldn't get into a relationship just for the heck of it,” says the young actress. Talking of work, since co-star Ayushmann has started on new projects already, will she be starting too? “I do have a couple of good offers but I am under no pressure to choose one right away. After all, my debut film was a hit! When I sign my next, I am sure my director will announce the news,” explains Yami. Of the pace at which other newcomers have signed on new projects, she says, “I don't want to sound pompous, but honestly I find it funny being compared to another actor. I felt happy when someone wrote I did a good job doing my role in Vicky Donor. There was no skin show involved, yet people liked my work.” Being in front of the camera isn't a new thing for this girl who has been the face for fairness creams, cellphones etc. But you have to admit, that adulation and fame for work on the film screen does give a lot of youngsters wings. What does this Chandigarh kudi have to say about changes in life post-debut film? “I am still the same girl. I am grounded. My head is on my shoulders and I like to be with my family,” she says confidently, “They are proud of my work. My parents are really supportive and they are more contemporary than I am.” Here's wishing this new dash of talent all the very best for her projects- whether or not she lets the cat out of the bag!