Yami Gautam is excited as her dream to act opposite Amitabh Bachchan has come true! After her awesome performance in Kaabil, Yami Gautam is set to win more laurels in her forthcoming film Ram Gopal Verma’s Sarkar 3 in which she shares screen space with none other but the Superstar of Millennium Amitabh Bachchan. What is striking is that ever since the first look of the film has been released Yami Gutam is getting rave reviews for her superlative performance Elated at the movie’s response Yami Gautam is excited because her long dream of working with Amitabh Bachchan is being cherished. She said, “Working with Amitabh sir was as if I was in dream world. I had always cherished to work opposite him. When I faced the camera first time opposite him I was shivering but kudos to Bachchan sir, he gave me amazing strength and the scene was shot without chaos.” Yami has a power packed role in the film. For the first time she is plying a negative role. In the film Yami plays a violent girl who is out to avenge her father’s killer!
Yami Gautam was a studious girl and wanted to become IAS officer Yami was born in a small village Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh but was brought up by her grandfather in Chandigarh. Her grandfather had started a school for the deprived children in Chandigarh. Young Yami also taught student after coming from her school. Thus at a young age she was bounded to education and aspired to become an IAS officer. She loved studying so much that she would be 24X7 into studies. She says she looked ‘champu’ in childhood as she would regularly oil her hairs and was away from fashion. Her passion was books and she would be involved in studies. She was a favorite of Punjab University Director who had high hopes of her doing wonders. But when she was pursuing First Year in Law (Honors), she got invitation for audition for a TV serial and everything went topsy-turvy.
Yami Gautam and her controversial relation with actor Pulkit Samrat Though Yami Gautam may deny her relation with her co-star, Pulkit Samrat in her film Sanam Re (2016), rumor mills has it the two were in relation despite his ex-wife Shweta Rohira creating a lot of drama. Gossip magazines further reveal that when Pulkit and Yami were doing their second film together Junooniyat (2016), Puljit had been living in relationship with Yami at her Delhi house!
An unknown aunty became instrumental in curving Yami’s career into TV When Yami was in her second year at Punjab University pursuing Law, one day her father’s old friend along with his wife visited Yami’s house. Yami was unaware of unknown guest. But later it was revealed that her father's friend's wife worked in Mumbai for a television show and she was dazzled by Yami's beauty and asked her mother to give to her some of Yami's photographs. Recalling the episode Yami in an interview said her father's friend's wife asked her to enroll herself into some acting workshops as she saw a bright future for her in acting and she had agreed. A few months later she was invited by a production house who had liked her pictures to come down to Mumbai for an audition and the rest is history. Yami joined the film industry. Yami did her debut serial Chand Ke Paar Chalo in 2008 for NDTV and same year she was signed for Raajkumar Aaryyan, which was also aired on NDTV. Later she did her career’s most popular TV serial Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam aired on Colors. She was also seen in Reality Shows like Meethi Choori No. 1 and Kitchen Champion Season 1. Anurag Busu brought her into advertising world Eminent filmmaker Anurag Basu saw Yami Gautam in the TV serial Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam and approached her for the popular face cream Fair & Lovely. This opened floodgate of commercials and Yami did few advertisements but for her passion in cinema she quit advertisements films and went down South to try her luck in regional cinema. Yami made her debut on big screen with regional cinema Yami Gautam made her debut in Kannada film Ullasa Utsaha (2009) but the film failed and Yami was left disheartened. Later she tried her luck in a Punjabi film Ek Noor (2011). The film was hit and thus she began doing regional cinema. Her Telugu film Nuvvila( 2011) also did good business so did her Malayalam film Hero (2012). Her other regional films include Gouravam (Tamil), Yuddham (Telugu), Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum (Tamil) etc. Before Vicky Donor Yami had many offers but she waited for right script Yami Gautam informs that even before Vicky Donor she had many offers from Bollywood but she rejected many films as she was not in a hurry and wanted to do only good content films. Besides she was doing advertisements and regional cinema hence she was financially sound. When she got the script of Vicky Donor, she shared it with her parents due to its taboo subject but her parents encouraged her. Recalling how the casting director of Vicky Donor who had noticed in one of her advertisement and had invited her for a screen test and she had passed successfully and was called again for a second audition with the film director Shoojit Sircar but he was a little apprehensive as she looked typically like a Punjabi and she was to play the role of a Bengali in the film and for the film she learnt the Bengali mannerisms and traits to fit into the role that he had in his mind for her. Though Vicky Donor opened floodgate of films but Yami selected a handful Just as Yami took time to select Vicky Donor, she waited for over two years to sign her next film Total Siyapaa produced by Neeraj Pandey. She said she signed the film as she got opportunity to work with versatile actors like Anupam Kher and excellent actor-singer Ali Zafar. Since the film was made on shoe string budget it was able to do average business. Later she did two typical Bollywood commercial entertainers Prabhu Deva's Action Jackson opposite Ajay Devgn and Sriram Raghavan's Badlapur opposite Varun Dhawan. Yami Gautam spell bounded her critics with Kaabil Yami Gautam took her critics by surprise with her bravo performance in Kaabil in which she played a blind girl with panache. The role required her to a lot of hard work and learning the nuances of blind people. She practiced being a blind at her home for several days and many times, she even fell and hurt herself. But she perfected her act as had to enact in front of country’s top notch actor Hrithik Roshan. Recalling her experience with Hrithik she said, “He is truly a genuine actor because more than focusing on his acting he is concerned with the entire scene. Hence he keeps boosting his co-star by motivating them and being friendly so that the fear factor in a new actor working with him is automatically evaporated.” Praising Hrithik’s vitality in dancing, Yami confided that it was most difficult to match steps with Hrithik but she managed thanks to Hrithik’s understanding with his co-stars.
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