The 24 years old actress Yami Gautam is the heartthrob of many. The petite and slender actress is a Sagittarius born on the 28th of November, 1988 in Chattisgarh. Looking at her it seems that she stands for the classic beauty of Bolllywood. Her almond shaped eyes with the perfect enviable nose make her absolutely perfect in front of the camera. Her father, Mukesh Gautam is a VP of the PTC Network. She wanted to join the Indian Administrative Services as a child but at the age of 20 she decided to change her career to acting. Her sister Sureli Gautam too is inclined towards a career in the film industry and is making a debut with Jasraj Bhatti.
Yami Gautam was first seen in Indian television commercials and soaps though she had thought to begin her career in movies. The daily soaps allowed her to gradually gain a lot of popularity. Some of her serials are Chand Ke Paar Chaalo followed by Raajkumar Arryan. This was followed by her notable role in Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kum which was aired on Colors. She even participated in two reality shows Kitchen Champion and Meethi Chori No.1. She initially debuted in a Kannada film Ullasa Utsaha which failed in the Box office. In spite of the failure, she was appreciated for her performance. This failure lead to her blockbuster hit when she made her Bollywood debut in Vicky Donor starring Ayushman Khurana. The film was not only a hit in the box office but also received critical appreciations. Along with the film Yami was also admired and was recognized as an imposing debutante. At present she is filming a Hindi movie and some Tamil and Telegu movies. For the Bollywood industry she is filming Hamara Bajaj while in Tamil and Telegu she is filming Gauravan and Courier Boy Kalyan. Aman Ki Asha in Hindi starring Yami Gautam is right now in the pre- production stage.
She is also the cover face of some of the leading magazines. She featured on the cover of Prevention, Wedding Affair and Femina. In Wedding Affair Yami revealed that she is very interested in Hot Yoga. The sexy and cute Yami Gautam has even been a part of many television advertisements. Notable among them are the Fair and Lovely Fairness Cream for Hindustan Lever and the Samsung Galaxy Y Duos. She has also been the face of the famous brand PC Chandra Jewellers.
In a short span of time Yami has made a notable of achievement in the year 2012-2013. She has won many awards and also been nominated. She has won the 5th Boroplus Gold Awards for the rising film star in TV. She has won the Big Star Entertaining Award for the most entertaining actor debut female and also Best Female Debut Zee Cine Awards. She has been nominated at the Bharkas Bollywood Awards Fresh Entry of the Year, People’s choice Award for Favorite Debut actor and in the Big Star entertainment awards and many others.
The young actor says that academics are priceless. Yami is as serious regarding her education as she is of her career in the Film industry. She is pursuing law degree from the Chandigarh University, Punjab. The importance of education in her life is immense. In a recent interview she has said that education never goes waste and the importance cannot be underestimated.
Yami is among those actors who do not like using too many cosmetics. She is a true believer of the saying, that, beauty coming from within. Preferring to stick to natural, home and herbal products for the upkeep of her skin, she says that a home-made scrub pack and a homemade honey pack are the best for your skin. For healthy and glowing skin she suggests jogging followed by yoga. According to her, sunscreen is a must before stepping out of the house. Some of her most preferred brands are Mac, The Body Shop and Maybelline. The charming actor has God gifted long, straight, thick hair. For the upkeep she chooses to oil her hair with coconut oil and use a hair mask of the egg white and olive oil.
This Bollywood actor knows that in order to be a part of the Film industry she needs to be fit and gorgeous. She follows a strict fitness routine. Her favorite is Hot Yoga which she practices is a blistering hot room of 40 degree Celsius. Some of her most preferred Yogic postures are Anulom, Kapalbhati, Bharamari and Pranyam. The actor’s connection to Yoga can be traced back to the days when she was preparing for her law entrance examination and she would start the day with few yoga breathing exercises and a morning walk.
You may call Yami Gautam a Pahari Girl who loves the Pahari delicacies of her native state of Himachal Pradesh. Her favourite is Chamba ka Rajma which is only found at weddings or when it is cooked at home. The food is normally cooked in ghee but the actor says that she had read in the nutrition magazine that one should eat what that family had eaten for generations as the body gets accustomed to the diet.
The rumor is that the ever favorite jodi of Yami Gautam and Ayushman Khurana is going to appear once more on television though not in a movie. They are going to be shown in an ice cream advertisement which they have recently shot in Bangkok.