Top 50 Most Desirable Women: No.16 - Yami Gautam, From A Television Star To Bollywood Actress

Maanyata Thu |Jun 20, 2019

Television-turned-Bolywood actress Yami Gautam captured the number 8 spot on the list of The Top 50 Most Desirable Women 2018. Here are 9 interesting facts about her!

Yami Gautam, who is one of the most loved actresses in Bollywood, captured number 16 spot on the list of Top 50 Most Desirable Women 2018.

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With her impressive acting skills and attractive looks, the 30-year-old star has got a place for herself in the film industry as well as in the hearts of audiences. Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about her below!

Yami Gautam started her acting career in 2008

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Yami Gautam garnered a lot of praise from the critics and audiences for her performance in Chaand Ke Paar Chalo. She then went on to act in many other TV shows such as Raajkumar Aaryyan, Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam and Meethi Choori No 1.

Yami Gautam made her Bollywood debut with Vicky Donor

Like many of her TV colleagues, the Top 50 Most Desirable Women lister also wanted to try her luck in Bollywood. Yami Gautam took a risky choice as making her debut with Vicky Donor, which handles a sensitive topic of sperm donation, infertility, and artificial insemination.

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This was considered as a challenging role for a newbie like Yami, but she managed to deliver it well. In the film, Yami played the role of Ayushmann Khurrana’s love interest who donates sperms. Her outstanding performance, as well as her crackling onscreen chemistry with Ayushmann Khurrana, earned her several awards including an IIFA Awards for Star Debut of the Year - Female and a Zee Cine Awards for Best Female Debut.

Following the success of Vicky Donor, Yami Gautam has continuously worked in numerous Bollywood film including action thriller Uri: The Surgical Strike, which is one the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.

Yami Gautam is a multilingual star

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Apart from Hindi films, Yami has starred in many different language movies, including Tamil, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.

Yami Gautam has a big love for the environment

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Yami Gautam, who comes from the beautiful mountain state of Himachal Pradesh, has been vocal about going for an organic way of life. She recently made headlines as she established a greenhouse and an organic garden in her hometown where she grows her favorite vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Yami has always been active and supportive of all activities related to animals and the environment.

Yami Gautam is a big fan of romance novels

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She loves reading romance novels and considers herself as a bookworm. Yami always manages to take out time from her busy schedule for her interest. She shared that she often reads her favorite Nicholas Sparks novel while traveling to work.

Yami Gautam was a law student

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One of the interesting facts about Yami Gautam is that she studied Law at Punjab University Chandigarh before venturing into the world of films. However, Yami had to left the law school halfway through to focus on pursuing her dream of becoming an actress.

Yami Gautam is not just a gym rat

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The beautiful actress hates binding herself in 4 walls and prefers to working out in open spaces instead; therefore, her personal trainer helps Yami do it by creating more outdoor exercises. She is also keen on pole dancing because it helps strengthen her core as well as makes her body more flexible and agile.

Yami Gautam loves South India Food and Indian Chai

While she is a Punjabi, Yami has no interest in Parathas. She loves enjoying and cooking South India food. Dosa, sambhar, idli, vada, and uttapam are some of Yami’s favorite dishes.

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When it comes to her favorite drinks, it is definitely Indian Chai. Whenever Yami travel abroad, the actress always has a chai kit going along with her.

Yami Gautam has a passion for traveling

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Her Instagram profile is always filled with awesome photos of her traveling around the world with her loved ones.

Meanwhile, the Top 50 Most Desirable Women 2018 is out now. What do you think about the result? Let us know in the comment section below!


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