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Yami Gautam: Biography, Birthday, Born, Family, Education, Age, father name, husband, movies list, marriage, height in feet, sister

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Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam

Her full name is Yami Gautam Dhar, and she was born on 28 November 1988 who has acted in many films in different languages like Malayalam, Tamils, Hindi, and Telugu. She rose to fame when she did an advertisement for glow and Lovely. She began her career in acting television drama. Later she stepped into South Indian Movies, and after that, she also entered into Bollywood. She was born in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. She is 33years old. Her father was Mukesh Gautam and became active in acting from 2008 to the present. Her religion is Hinduism. Mukesh Gautam is a director by his profession and used to direct the film. Yami Gautam’s mother’s name is Anjali Gautam. She did her graduation with Law Honours and had a dream to become Indian Administrative Officer when she was in her twenties. She loves decoration, interior decoration, reading, and listening to music.

Personal Life

Yami is the wife of Aditya Dhar, and she married on 4 June in a state called Himachal Pradesh. Their marriage was a low-key affair, and all ceremonies were performed under the presence of close relatives. Yami had met Aditya on Uri: The Surgical Strike, where Dhar was directing the film. Uri’s film was based on a Terror attack that happened in Army in Uri and its aftermath. Their love for each other hit a new peak during the film’s promotions. Yami was impressed with Aditya’s humility and goodness. She says that Aditya knows to balance work and family life.

Career Graph

When she was 20 years old, Yami came to Mumbai, just like many others. She started with a Television show called Chaand Ke Paar Chalo and was played a lead role in Rajkumar Aaryyan. Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam is a show which was telecasted on the colors channel was well received by the audience. Yami had been part of many shows like Kitchen Champion Season 1 and Meethi Choori No. 1.

Her first film was in Kannada, and it was called Ullasa Utsaha, and she was in the lead role. Her first Hindi film was Vicky Donor, and it was Shoojit Sircar’s movie; her co-actor was legendary Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, Dolly Ahluwalia, and Annu Kapoor. Yami had to portray the role of a Bengali woman who came into a relationship with a boy who was from a Punjabi Family. The boy used to donate his sperms to the couple who had some problem. This secret was revealed after the marriage. This movie did exceedingly well at the box office, earning Rs 645Million. Yami was also applauded for her work in the film and had won Best Female Debut at Zee Cine Awards. Her presence was not seen in Bollywood for two years and then reappeared in a film called Action Jackson. His co-star was celebrated actor Ajay Devgn. Yami had been asked to play the role of Ajay Devgn’s wife. This film was directed by the well-known director Prabhudeva, and in the same year, she did another film called Total Siyappa, and it featured Kirron Kher, Anupam Kher, and Ali Zafar. Action Jackson did not perform at the box office, and the same goes with Total Siyappa.

Later she did a film featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Varun Dhawan, and the film name was Badlapur. With this film, Yami Gautam’s career bounced back. The theme of the story is a man avenges the murder of his wife. It performed superbly at the box office and earned Rs 770 globally. She also did a romantic film called Sanam Re with Pulkit Samara. Junooniyat, which she did, is also based on the same genre and but the fact is both movies did not perform on box office and did not earn much from their release.

She did a thriller film called Kaabil. This movie featured superstar Hrithik Roshan. It was well-received by the audience. Some critics praised the movie. The movie is based on a blind person who tries to take revenge for her blind wife. Her wife was raped. But it earned $28 million dollars globally. Sarkaar 3 also featured Yami Gautam, and it was directed by Ram Gopal Varma. It was made in line with the previous released Sarkaar. Some of the top actors featured in the franchise are Manoj Vajpayee, Amitabh Bachchan, Amit Sadh. She did a movie with Shahid Kapoor, and it was unsuccessful at the box office and not able to collect money. Her film name was Batti Gul Meter Chaalu. It has a star cast like Shraddha Kapoor and Divyendu Sharma.

Yami got huge success from the film called Uri- The Surgical Strike. It is based on military action that the Indian Army took in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir in response to the terror attack in Uri. Yami met Dhar through this project. Her co-star was Vicky Kaushal, and it also featured Paresh Rawal Kirti Kulhari. It collected money Rs 3.36 billion worldwide. She again collaborated with Ayushmann Khurrana and did a film called Bala, which was successful at the box office. She was asked to play the role of Tik Tok Celebrity Pari. Critics liked it very much. Her film Ginny weds Sunny, which has talented Actors like Vikrant Massey. It was released on an OTT platform called Netflix, and after that, she did a movie Bhoot Police in which Arjun Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Saif Ali Khan were featured.

Yami has supported many brands, and these brands have played a crucial role in the upliftment of Yami’s career. Some of the brands she supported include Revlon, Samsung Mobile, Chevrolet, Glow and Lovely, and cornetto.

Yami’s list of film

Language Role Title Year
Kannada Mahalakshmi Ullasa Natasha 2009
Punjabi Rabiha Ek Noor 2011
Telugu Archana Nuvvila 2011
Hindi Ashima Roy Vicky Donor 2012
Malayalam Gauri Menon Hero 2012
Tamil Yazhini Gouravam 2013
Telugu Yamini Gouravam 2013
Hindi Asha Total Siyappa 2014
Telugu Madhumita Yuddham 2014
Hindi Anusha Action Jackson 2014
Hindi Misha Verma Badlapur 2015
Telugu Kavya Courier Boy Kalyan 2015
Hindi Shruti Sanam Re 2016
Hindi Suhani Kapoor Junooniyat 2016
Tamil Kavya Tamilselvanum

Thaniyar Anjalum

Hindi Supriya Bhatnagar Kaabil 2017
Hindi Annu Karkare Sarkar 3 2017
Hindi Advocate Gulnaar Rizvi Batti Gul Meterl Chalu 2018
Hindi Pallavi Sharma Uri: The Surgical Strike 2019
Hindi Part Mishra Bala 2019
Hindi Ginny Ginny weds Sunny 2020
Hindi Maya Bhoot Police 2021
Punjabi (special appearance) Mannat Shava Ni Girdahri Lal 2021

Yami’s Television show list

Role Title Year Notes
Sana Chhand Ke Paar Chalo 2008-2009
Rajkumari Bhairavi Raajkumar Aaryyan 2008
Ananya CID 2010 642 EPISODE
Leher Mathur Vajpayee Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam 2009-2010
Contestant Meethi Choori No 1 2010

Nominations and Awards

Result Film Category Award Year
Won Vicky Donor Rising Film Stars From TV 5TH Boroplus Gold Awards 2012
Nominated Vicky Donor Fresh entry of the year Bhaskar Bollywood Awards 2012
Nominated Vicky Donor Favorite Debut Actor ( Male/ Female People’s Choice Awards India 2012
Won Vicky Donor Most entertaining Actor (Film) Debut- Female Big Star Entertainment Awards 2012
Nominated Vicky Donor Most Profitable Debut (Female) ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2013
Nominated Vicky Donor Best Female Debut Filmfare Award 2013
Nominated Vicky Donor Most Promising New Comer – female Screen Awards 2013
Won Vicky Donor Best Female Debut Zee Cine Awards 2013
Nominated Vicky Donor Best Actress Star Dust 2013
Nominated Vicky Donor Super Star of Tomorrow Star Dust 2013
Nominated Vicky Donor Best Female Debut Star Guild Awards 2013
Nominated Vicky Donor Best debut -Female Times of India Film Awards 2013
Won Vicky Donor Star Debut of the Year- Female IIFA Awards 2013
Won Bala Best Comedian Screen Awards 2020
Nominated Bala Best Actor in the comic role Zee Cine Awards 2020
Nominated Bala Best Supporting Actress International Indian Film Academy Awards 2020


Yami was severely trolled for the endorsements for the fairness cream. She said she did not know how to respond to it, and she is asked to speak on the issue by the journalist. There was also controversy related to Yami’s relationship with the Pulkit Samrat. Media reports suggested they were in a relationship. This fake news is believed to be Pulkit Samrat’s broken marriage. Samrat ended his marriage with his wife, Shweta Rohira. Yami has worked with Pulkit Samrat in the movie called Sanam Re. Samrat was compelled to remove from Twitter as this issue was popping up on social media. Her wife even called Yami; A home breaker. Yami was alleged for dishonoring Assamese culture. This issue came into the picture when a fan came tried to welcome her with a traditional scarf, and Yami’s team pushed the man back.

A Quick Summary of Yami Gautam

A quick glance at the personal info

Marriage date: 3 June 2021

Age: 33 Years

Husband: Aditya Dhar

Summary of her Journey

Popular for: Featured in fair a fair and Lovely TV advertisement

Physical Appearance

Weight: 50 kg

Height: 165 cm

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Figure Measurements: 33-25-33


Debut: Bollywood:

Vicky Donor (2012) as Ashima Roy

Telugu Film Industry

Film Name: Nuvila (Character name -Archana)

Kannada Film Industry

Film Name: Ullasa Utsaha (Character Mahalakshmi)

Malayalam Film Industry

Movie name: Hero (Character name: Gauri Menon)

Date of Birth: 28 November 1998 (Monday)

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Nationality: Indian

School: Yadvindra Public School, Chandigarh

University/ College: Panjab University, Chandigarh

Educational Qualifications: Law Degree (Hons) – Dropout. Later she continued her graduation in 2019 from Mumbai.

Caste: Brahmin

Religion: Hinduism

Ethnicity: Half Pahari and Half- Punjabi

Her mother is a Pahari, and her father is a Punjabi

Food Habit: Vegetarian

Relationships Status:

Martial Status: Married

Boyfriends/Affairs: Pulkit Samrat (Actor)

Marriage Date: 4 June 2021

Family Background

  1. Siblings – Ojas Gautam (Younger)
  2. Sister – Surille Gautam (Younger)

Favorite things of Yami Gautam

Beverage: Tea

Actors: Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan.

Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Jessica Alba, Tyra Banks

Food: Pizza, Chamba ke Razma

Movies: Titanic (1997)

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Perfume: Ever Dior and Forever

Film Directors: Neeraj Pandey, Sriram Raghavan, Shoojit Sircar, Imtiaz Ali, Raju Hirani

Fashion Designer: Masaba Gupta, Rocky Star, Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Favorite Holiday Destination: Ladakh

Car Collection: Audi A4.

Jewelry: Solitare

Less Known Facts

Does she smoke?

Answer: No

Does she consume Alcohol?

Answer: No

  • After she was born, her family shifted to Chandigarh from Bilaspur, Himachal.
  • Pradesh and her Grandparents had opened a school for underprivileged children.
  • She was studious, timid, and shy in her childhood days.
  • In one of his interviews, she opened up that she was a very introverted child and threw some light on her school life. She said that she had to recite a poem on a stage, but it blanked out, and she left the stage.
  • She had the ambition to become Indian Administrative Officer while she was completing her undergraduate courses.
  • Whenever she gets free time, she does reading, listens to music, and interior decorations.
  • She idolizes Tyra Banks, the American television personality and fashion idol.
  • Yami is a fitness freak and loves to do Yoga.
  • Yami is a trained pole dancer.
  • She deeply loves nature and has formed her organic garden and greenhouse in Himachal Pradesh’s residence.
  • She knew Ayushmann Khurrana before meeting on the sets of Vicky Donor. She was shocked and amazed when she saw him.
  • She is crazy about dogs and often shares pictures on Instagram.
  • She also opened up about her keratosis pilaris, skin conditions, and people’s reactions during the shoot. She got this skin condition in her teenage days.
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine featured her on the cover of its magazine in 2021, and she has also appeared in other magazines like “Brides”, “Brunch,” and “Elle”.
  • She has 15.2 million followers, 14 followers, and 1,181 posts on Instagram. She earns around $ 725USD – $9KUSD from a sponsored post on her Instagram profile.
  • Her Instagram username is @yamigautam, and her Twitter handles are @yamigautam.
  • Her father, Mukesh Gautam, was the vice president of the PTC Punjabi channel and a film director.

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