Yami Gautam

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yami gautam
NameYami Gautam
Full NameYami Gautam Dhar
ProfessionIndian actress
Years Active2008-Present
Date of BirthNovember 28, 1988
Age (In 2023)35 Years
Birth PlaceBilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India
HometownChandigarh, India
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Mother TongueHimachali
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet inches- 5ft 3½in
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandAditya Dhar (filmmaker)
yami gautam with husband aditya dhar
Marriage DateJune 4, 2021
Boyfriend(s)/Affair(s)Pulkit Samrat (actor)
pulkit samrat with yami gautam
FatherMukesh Gautam (punjabi filmmaker)
yami gautam with father mukesh gautam
MotherAnjali Gautam
yami gautam with mother anjali gautam
Sister(s)Surilie Gautam (actress)
yami gautam with sister surilie gautam
Brother(s)Ojas Gautam
yami gautam with brother ojas gautam
Other Relative(s)
Nephew(s)Saibhang Singh Bhatti
Brother-in-law(s)Jasraj Singh Bhatti (punjabi filmmaker)
Lokesh Dhar
Education Details
SchoolYadvendra Public School, Mohali
CollegePanjab University, Chandigarh
Educational QualificationCollege Dropout
Debut MovieUllasa Utsaha (Kannada debut, 2010)
Ek Noor (Punjabi debut, 2011)
Nuvvila (Telugu debut, 2011)
Vicky Donor (Hindi debut, 2012)
Hero (Malayalam debut, 2012)
Gouravam (Tamil debut, 2013)
Hindi MoviesArticle 370 (2024)
OMG 2 (2023)
Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga (2023)
Lost (2023)
Dasvi (2022)
A Thursday (2022)
Bhoot Police (2021)
Ginny Weds Sunny (2020)
Bala (2019)
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
Batti Gul Meter Chalu (2018)
Sarkar 3 (2017)
Kaabil (2017)
Junooniyat (2016)
Sanam Re (2016)
Badlapur (2015)
Action Jackson (2014)
Total Siyapaa (2014)
Vicky Donor (2012)
Telugu MoviesCourier Boy Kalyan (2015)
Yuddham (2014)
Nuvvila (2011)
Tamil MoviesTamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum (2016)
Gouravam (2013)
Punjabi MoviesShava Ni Girdhari Lal (cameo, 2021)
Ek Noor (2011)
Kannada MoviesUllasa Utsaha (2010)
Malayalam MoviesHero (2012)
Reality Show(s)Kitchen Champion Season 1 (contestant, 2010)
Meethi Choori No 1 (contestant, 2010)
TV Show(s)CID (1 episode, 2010)
Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam (2009-10)
Chand Ke Paar Chalo (2008-09)
Raajkumar Aaryyan (2008)
Best Comedian for ‘Bala’ at Screen Awards, 2020
Star Debut of the Year – Female for ‘Vicky Donor’ at IIFA Awards, 2013
Best Female Debut for ‘Vicky Donor’ at Zee Cine Awards, 2013
Contact/Social Media Details
Twittertwitter.com/yamigautam (4.6m followers)
Facebookfacebook.com/YamiGautam (22m followers)
Instagraminstagram.com/yamigautam/ (20m followers)
Other Details
Food HabitVegetarian
Salary (Approx)₹8 crore per movie
Net Worth (Approx)₹99 crore
Family Picture
yami gautam with her family
Yami Gautam is an Indian actress who primarily works in Bollywood films. She has acted in movies in six languages: Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada.
yami gautam
Yami Gautam was born on 28 November 1988 to Mukesh Gautam and his wife Anjali Gautam in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India. She has a younger sister named Surilie Gautam and a younger brother named Ojas Gautam.
Her father, Mukesh Gautam is a Punjabi film director and the vice president of PTC Channel, while her mother, Anjali Gautam is from Himachal Pradesh.
Her sister, Surilie Gautam, is also an actress. She is married to Jasraj Singh Bhatti, son of Jaspal Bhatti, and the couple has a son named Saibhang Singh Bhatti. 1
Her brother, Ojas Gautam served as an assistant director on Yami Gautam and Pratik Gandhi’s upcoming movie ‘Dhoom Dhaam’. He has also directed two short films, Choice (2020) and Adbhut (2023), under his banner Ojas Mediaworks. 2 3
She did her schooling at Yadvendra Public School, Mohali, and then pursued a graduate degree in law honors at Panjab University, Chandigarh, but left her studies halfway to pursue modeling and acting. 4
teenage picture of yami gautam
Yami Gautam aspired to become an IAS officer, but her father encouraged her to try her luck in acting. 5
She began her career as a model and gained significant popularity after appearing in television commercials for Fair & Lovely Cream. Gautam has also been featured in commercials for brands such as Samsung Mobile, Cornetto, and Chevrolet. 6
yami gautam in fair and lovely ad
Gautam was once fired from a TV show without any explanation simply because she had asked the makers some questions about her role. 5
She made her acting debut as Rajkumari Bhairavi in the television show ‘Raajkumar Aaryyan’, which aired on NDTV Imagine from 23 January 2008 to 30 July 2008. Following that, she portrayed the role of Sana in NDTV Imagine’s television show ‘Chand Ke Paar Chalo’.
Gautam starred opposite Gaurav Khanna in the television series Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam (2009-2010), which aired on Colors TV.
She also appeared in an episode of Sony TV’s iconic show CID in 2010.
yami gautam in cid
She has been featured on the cover of several popular magazines such as Femina, FHM, HT Brunch, Cosmopolitan, and Elle.
yami gautam on cover pages
In 2010, she also appeared in the reality shows ‘Meethi Choori No 1’ and ‘Kitchen Champion Season 1’. 7
She made her film debut as a female lead opposite Ganesh Kishan in the 2010 Kannada movie ‘Ullasa Utsaha’, directed by Devraj Palan. 8
In 2011, Gautam made her Punjabi film debut with ‘Ek Noor’ and her Telugu film debut with ‘Nuvvila’.
Yami Gautam rose to stardom after starring as Ashima Roy opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in Shoojit Sircar’s romantic comedy film Vicky Donor (2012). The film proved to be a major commercial success, grossing over ₹70 crore worldwide against its budget of ₹15 crore. Gautam received the Best Female Debut award at the Zee Cine Awards and IIFA Awards. 9
In 2014, Yami Gautam faced criticism on Twitter for endorsing Fair & Lovely Cream. 10
In 2015, Yami Gautam starred alongside Ayushmann Khurrana in the music video for his song ‘Yahin Hoon Main’. The song was a huge hit, amassing over 40 million views on YouTube.
Gautam was featured in the music video for Neeti Mohan’s song ‘Man Marziyan’, which premiered on 1 February 2017, on YouTube and has garnered over 8.5 million views.
According to reports, Yami Gautam and Pulkit Samrat fell in love on the sets of Sanam Re (2016). Although Pulkit and Yami never publicly acknowledged their relationship, Pulkit’s ex-wife, Shweta Rohira, accused Yami Gautam of breaking her marriage with Pulkit. Yami and Pulkit broke up in 2018. 11
Yami revealed in an interview with Ranveer Allahabadia that she does not like to attend parties for networking and socializing. Additionally, she mentioned that in 2018-2019, she even contemplated quitting films and pursuing farming. 12
The Himachal Pradesh state government appointed Yami Gautam as the brand ambassador for the ‘Rising Himachal Global Investor’s Meet’, which took place in Dharamsala on November 7-8, 2019. 6
Yami garnered critical acclaim for her portrayal of an undercover RAW agent in Aditya Dhar’s 2019 military action thriller ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’, alongside Vicky Kaushal, Paresh Rawal, Mohit Raina, and Kirti Kulhari. The film was a massive critical and commercial success, earning over ₹350 crore against its budget of ₹25 crore. 13
Yami Gautam met Aditya Dhar in 2019 on the sets of ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ and grew closer during the film’s promotion. The couple tied the knot on 4 June 2021 in a simple wedding ceremony in Himachal Pradesh, with only close family members in attendance. Yami looked beautiful in a traditional red saree, while Aditya opted for an ivory sherwani. 14
wedding picture of yami gautam and aditya dhar
In October 2021, Yami Gautam took to her Instagram to reveal that she is suffering from a harmless skin condition called Keratosis Pilaris, which causes patches of rough bumps to appear on the skin. 15
On 8 February 2024, Yami Gautam and her husband Aditya Dhar announced her pregnancy at the trailer launch event of their upcoming film ‘Article 370’. 16
According to reports, Yami Gautam charges between ₹1.5 crore to ₹2 crore for brand endorsements and was paid ₹8 crore for her role in OMG 2 (2023). Her estimated net worth is around ₹99 crore.17


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