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Yami Gautam (Actress) – Age, Height, Weight, Biography and More.



Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam, born on November 28, 1988, is an Indian film and television actress who is famous for Hindi films. She has also appeared in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Punjabi films. Yami made her movie debut in the Kannada film Ullasa Utsaha before making her Bollywood debut with Vicky Donor.

She later became a part of Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films. Her successful film Vicky Donor (2012) gained her fame and recognition.

Yami Gautam

Personal Information

Date of Birth28 November 1988
Age34 years (as of 2022)
BirthplaceBilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India
Zodiac SignSagittarius
HometownChandigarh, India
SchoolYadavindra Public School, Chandigarh
CollegePunjab University, India
A degree in Law Honors (drop-out)
In 2019, she was pursuing her graduation through correspondance
EthnicityHalf-Punjabi (Father) and Half-Pahari (Mother)
Food HabitVegetarian

Early Life of Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam was born in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, to a Hindu Brahmin family raised in Chandigarh. Mukesh Gautam, her father, is a Punjabi film director. He is the Vice President of PTC Network.

 Anjali Gautam is her mother’s name. Surilie Gautam, her younger sister, made her big-screen debut in the Punjabi film Power Cut. Yami has a brother named Ojas Gautam, and he is younger than Yami.

 Yami completed her formal education and then went to college to get a master’s degree in law honors. As a young girl, she hoped to join the Indian Administrative Services (IAS), but at the age of 20, she decided to pursue a career in acting.

Even though she was studying Law Honors (first-year PU Law Student), she left full-time academics to do acting.

Recently, she has been doing her part-time graduation from Mumbai. She likes readinginterior decoration, and listening to music.

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Yami Gautam with her Family.

Career and More.

Television Career

Gautam was 20 years old when she moved to Mumbai to make a career in the film industry. Her television debut was in Chand Ke Paar Chalo.

In Rajkumar Aaryyan, she continued to play the lead. Following this, she made her television debut in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam, which aired on Colors.

She has also been on the reality series Meethi Choori No. 1 and Kitchen Champion Season 1.

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Yami Gautam in ‘Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam’

Film Career

In 2010, Yami made her debut in the Kannada film Ullasa Utsaha. The film underperformed at the box office, although her performance was praised.

Then, in 2011, she made her Telugu cinema debut with Nuvvila. This was a hit and earned positive reviews from viewers and critics.

In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut in Shoojit Sircar’s Vicky Donor, alongside Ayushmann Khurrana. Yami was praised for playing a young and smart Bengali girl. Actor John Abraham produced it.

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Yami Gautam and Ayushmann Khurrana in ‘Vicky Donor’.

In February 2016, she appeared in Divya Khosla Kumar’s romantic-drama film Sanam Re.

In 2017, she starred along with Hrithik Roshan in Kaabil, a hit. Her 2019 releases include Uri: The Surgical Strike and Bala. Her 2020 release includes Ginny Weds Sunny.

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Yami Gautam in ‘Uri- A Surgical Strike’

Physical Stats

  • Height- 5’5″ or 165 cm
  • Weight- 50kgs or 110 lbs
  • Figure measurements- 33-25-33
  • Eye Color- Brown
  • Hair Color- Black

Marriage of Yami Gautam

Yami married director Aditya Dhar in a small ceremony on June 4 2021. She says the pair would have chosen a low-key wedding even if the coronavirus outbreak was not there.
Gautam, 32, and Dhar married in front of 20 guests in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. Dhar, 38, directed Gautam in Uri – The Surgical Strike, a 2019 blockbuster.

Yami Gautam
Yami Gautam

Awards and Achievements

  1. 5th Boroplus Gold Award for “Rising Film Stars From TV” for the film ‘Vicky Donor’ (2012).
  2. Zee Cine Awards for “Best Female Debut” for ‘Vicky Donor’ (2013).
  3. IIFA Awards for “Star Debut Female” for ‘Vicky Donor’ (2013).
  4. Star Screen Award for “Best Comic” for ‘Bala’ (2020).

Favorites of Yami Gautam

FoodChamba ke Rajma, Pizza
Actor(s)Aamir Khan, Shah Ruk Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Actress(es)Jessica Alba, Tyra Banks, Madhuri Dixit
Film(s)Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Titanic
Director(s)Shoojit Sircar, Raju Hirani, Neeraj pandey,
Imtiaz Ali, Shriram Raghvan
Color(s)Black, Red, White
PerfumeForever and Ever Dior
Fashion Designer(s)Rocky Star, Sabyasachi Mukherji, Masaba Gupta
Travel DestinationLadakh


  • Yami was extremely shy, timid and studious in her childhood.
  • She doesn’t smoke or drink alcohol.
  • She has worked with brands like Samsung, Cornetto, Revlon etc.
  • Tyra Banks is her fashion idol.
  • Yami tries to remain fit by doing yoga regularly.
  • She is a trained pole dancer.
  • She is very close to nature.
  • Yami set up a greenhouse and organic garden at her home.
  • She is very fond of dogs.

Yami is suffering from a skin condition called Keratosis pilaris. She revealed that she has suffered from this since her teenage years. In an interview she gave in 2021, she talked about her condition.

She explained what people’s reactions were and how she tells herself to always be positive. It is not easy for her to work in her condition. But Yami refuses to give up. She has people to support her with her work. Yami is an inspiration for a lot of people. She is h.