Yami Gautam Bio, Family, Career, and all you need to Know


Yami Gautam is a popular Indian actress, model, and artist who was born on 28th November 1988. She is mostly seen in Bollywood movies, with some Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil films thrown in for good measure. She rose to fame after appearing in a sequence of Glow & Lovely ads. Yami later debuted on tv in Chand Ke Paar Chalo (2008–2009) and Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam (2009–2010). She then acted in a number more South Indian films after that.


Yami Gautam made her Bollywood start in 2012 with Vicky Donor. The movie was a huge success, and Yami garnered a lot of acclaims as well as a contender for a Filmfare Prize for best performance. She also appeared in movies like Badlapur, Kaabil, and URI: The Surgical Strike, which was one of the top movies of all time.

Early Life:

Yami Gautam was born in Himachal Pradesh, India. but her family relocated to Chandigarh after a few decades. Yami was a shy, timid, and introverted child as child. Later, she joined Panjab University in Chandigarh to seek a bachelor’s degree in law honors. She wanted to be an IAS officer at the time.

However, she became interested in modeling and performing and dropped out of law school after finishing the first year of her degree. She traveled to Mumbai at the age of 20 to seek a career as an actress. In 2019, Yami was completing her graduation via the internet in Mumbai.

Yami Gautam’s Personal Life:


Yami Gautam is from a Hindu Brahmin family. She is half-Pahadi and half-Punjabi, which means her dad is Punjabi and her mom is Pahari. Yami’s father, Mukesh Gautam, is a Punjabi movie director. He was the vice president of the PTC Punjabi network.   Yami is a elder sister of  Surilie Gautam, and  Ojas Gautam.

Yami Gautam was believed to be connected in a romantic relationship with Indian star Pulkit Samrat. Recently, Yami Gautam tied the knot with Aditya Dhar (Indian Movie Director) on 4th June 2021 in Himachal Pradesh, India.


Yami Gautam Acting career

Yami Gautam began her modeling career by appearing in Fair & Lovely TV ads. Anurag Basu directed the advertising. She rose to prominence after appearing in a series of advertisements for Fair & Lovely. Kwality walls  Cornetto, Samsung Smartphone, Chevrolet, and Revlon are among her other brand sponsorships.

Yami made her tv premiere in 2008 with the television series Chand Ke Paar Chalo, in which she portrayed the character Sana. She later played Rajkumari Bhairvi in the television series Raajkumar Aaryyan (2008). Gautam starred as Leher Mathur Vajpayee character in the TV series Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam in 2009.

Bollywood Career

Yami made her Bollywood debut in 2012 with the romance comic ‘Vicky Donor,’ in which she played a Bengali banker alongside Ayushmann Khurrana. Her Bollywood premiere was a great success, as ‘Vicky Donor,’ a one-of-a-kind film about sperm donation, was one of the year’s highest-grossing pictures.

Yami’s portrayal as ‘Ashima’ drew praise and honors, including a Zee Cine Award.  She was also nominated for various awards/prizes, including the ‘Filmfare Award. Yami was seen in lead roles in 2012 and 2013, including ‘Gowri Menon’ in the Malayalam rom-com ‘Hero movie. She portrayed as Yazhini/Yamini in the Tamil/Telugu Movie Gouravam and Madhumita in the Telugu movie Yuddham.

In 2014, Yami returned to Bollywood with the romance comic ‘Total Siyapaa’ and the action flick Action Jackson.’ Both movies were a flop at the box office. The next year, Yami had a short but major role as ‘Misha,’ Varun Dhawan’s on-screen spouse, in Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s action–thriller ‘Badlapur.

In the 2015 Telugu romance thriller movie Courier Boy Kalyan, Yami played the lead/Main character of Kavya.  She repeated her role in the Tamil remake, ‘Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum, which was aired in 2016.

Achievements in Profession:

Yami was seen in two movies in 2016 as star Pulkit Samrat’s on-screen romantic lead, Sanam Re and Junooniyat, all of which were big flops. The latter, on the other hand, had a piece of smashing music. In the 2017 romantic thriller Kaabil movie,  she played Supriya Bhatnagar, the on-screen blind spouse of Hrithik Roshan. Even though Yami’s role was murdered in the first part, everyone noticed and complimented her performance.

She starred alongside Ayushmann Khurrana in Amar Kaushik’s comedy-drama Bala, a parody on physical beauty, which was premiered on November 7, 2019. The movie was a critical and economic triumph, and critics lauded her depiction of TikTok sensation Pari Mishra.

She appears in the movie Ginny Weds Sunny with Vikrant Massey, produced by newcomer Puneet Khanna and directed by Vinod Bachchan, which was released on Netflix on October 9, 2020.

Gautam began filming on Dasvi, a social comic movie directed by Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films and Jio Studios, in February 2021, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Nimrat Kaur. Yami Gautam’s latest movie release in the following year is A Thursday and Bhoot Police.

Yami Bio

Biography or Profile Info

Full Name Yami Gautam Dhar
Profession Actress and Model
 Height 165 centimetres (approx.) or 5.5 inches
Weight 50 kg (kilograms)
Eye Colour Brown
Hair color Black

Personal life

D.O.B (date of birth) 28th November 1988
Present Age (In 2021) 34 years
Birth Place Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Father Name Mukesh Gautam (Vice president of PTC Punjabi Channel)
Mother Name Anjali Gautam
Siblings Ojas Gautam and Surilie Gautam
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chandigarh, India
College/University Yadavindra Public School, Chandigarh
Education Graduate
Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin
Relationships Aditya Dhar (Husband)
Married married
Children NA
Collection of cars Audi A4


Food Chamba ke Rajma, and Pizza
Favorite Car Audi A4
Favorite Actor and Actress Aamir Khan, Jessica Alba, Tyra Banks, Madhuri Dixit, and Hritik Roshan
Favorite Beverages Tea
Perfume Forever and Ever Dior
Travel Destination Ladakh


Some Unknown facts about Yami Gautam that you must know

Unknown facts about Gautam

  • Is Yami Gautam a smoker? No
  • Is Yami Gautam an alcoholic? No
  • Yami was born in the Himachal Pradesh town of Bilaspur. Yami’s family relocated to Chandigarh a few years after her conception, where her grandfather started a school for impoverished children.
  • Yami was a shy, modest, and meticulous child as a kid.
  • Gautam was an introvert throughout high school. Yami stated in an interview regarding her school life.
  • She planned to be an IAS officer while in university, but she became interested in performing and dropped out of her law study in the middle.
  • Gautam migrated to Mumbai at the age of twenty to pursue a profession in acting.
  • Yami began her modeling career in Mumbai when she landed her first TV commercial for Fair & Lovely. She rose to prominence as a result of her appearance in it.
  • Yami enjoys reading, interior decorating, and listening to music in her spare time.
  • Tyra Banks, an American television star, is her fashion icon.
  • Yami practices Yoga to stay in shape. She enjoys performing Yoga in temperatures as high as 40 degrees Celsius.
  • Yami has performed in movies in various regional languages, including Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada, in addition to Bollywood.
  • Yami adores nature and has created her greenhouse and natural garden at her Himachal Pradesh residence.
  • Gautam revealed in one of her appearances that the first film she saw on the big cinema was Maine Pyar Kiya (1989).
  • Even before Vicky Donor, Yami and Ayushmann Khurrana were pals (2012)
  • She adores dogs and frequently posts photos of them on Instagram.

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