We've known her as the 'Fair and Lovely' girl for a while but now we know her better as the 'Vicky Donor
' girl, aka Ashima Ray. Yes, today the celeb under our spotlight is none other than the bubbly beauty, Yami Gautam
on November 28th, 1988 to Mukesh Gautam, in Himachal Pradesh, Yami was
always a studious kid. Though as a child she aspired to become an
actress, she changed her decision and decided to pursue law and enrolled
in a law college. However, when a relative sent her photographs to a
modeling agency, and Yami subsequently received a positive response, she
decided to go ahead and pursue her childhood dream.
She moved to Mumbai when she was 20, dropping off college to debut on television with Chaand Ke Paar Chalo
. She soon became a household name as she went on to do other shows such as Rajkumaar Aryaan
and Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam
She also did ad commercials for Fair and Lovely, Kwality Walls, KFC
Coffee and Samsung. Yami debuted in the world of movies with the
Kannada movie, Ullasa Uthsaha
in 2010 before arriving at Bollywood with Vicky Donor
2012. The movie went on to become a huge commercial success and she
received critical appreciation for her work in the film. Yami has also
graced the covers of popular magazines such as Prevention
, Wedding Affairs
She has the nominations of many accolades to her credit and the victory
of four awards including Star Debut of the Year, IIFA 2013.
her talents, beauty and looks, she surely has no dearth of fans or
suitors, but Yami claims she is single. She is a very private person by
nature and claims that she would never discuss her love life with the
media. Compatibility and maturity are very important for her in a
relationship but as of now, she is too busy with work to think about
love and a relationship, being happy with her family and her group of
friends.Did you know?
- Yami wanted to be an IAS Officer before she joined the glamour industry.
- She has an interest in hot yoga.
- Her name, Yami, means daughter of the sun and sister of Yamaraj, the God of death.
Yami will soon be seen in Aman ki Asha
opposite Ali Zafar
and Hamara Bajaj
with her Vicky Donor
Khurrana. Apart from Bollywood flicks, Yami is also working on three
other movies, two Telugu and one Tamil, namely, Courier Boy Kalyan, Yuddham
and Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum
.BollyCurry wishes Yami all the best for her future with more success to celebrate!
Writer: Tia V.
Editors: Fariha L. & Jenifer Y.
Graphics: Saraa K.