Wamiqa Gabbi

Wamiqa Gabbi is an Indian film actress, who works in Punjabi, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films. She made her screen debut in the Hindi film Jab We Met (2007) with a small role. But her major success came with Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 (2013) alongside Yo Yo Honey Singh and Amrinder Gill. For which she was nominated in the PTC Punjabi Film Awards in the category of best supporting actress. Then she went onto star in many Punjabi films like Ishq Brandy (2014), Nikka Zaildar 2 (2017), Parahuna (2018), Dil Diyan Gallan (2019) and Nikka Zaildar 3 (2019).

Wamiqa Gabbi
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Born (1993-09-29) September 29, 1993 (age 28)
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present

Personal lifeEdit

Wamiqa Gabbi was born in a Punjabi Hindu family to Govardhan Gabbi(a renowned writer and freelance literary journalist) and Raj Kumari Kaushal, an educationist. Her brother, Haardik Gabbi is also a budding actor, director and musician.[1]

CareerEdit

She is a trained Kathak dancer. Her big break came with the Punjabi film with Yo Yo Honey Singh and Amrinder Gill, Tu Mera 22 Mai Tera 22. She went on to star in two other Punjabi films Ishq Brandy and Ishq Haazir Hai as a co-star to actor Diljit Dosanjh.

She gave her first female lead role as Tanisha in Sixteen. She starred as the lead actress in the Telugu film Bhale Manchi Roju as the female lead.

Gabbi starred as the female lead in a Tamil film Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam (2016).[2] She was the female lead in the Malayalam film Godha alongside Tovino Thomas.[3] In March 2017, Wamiqa signed onto a new Tamil film, Iravaakaalam, directed by Ashwin Saravanan, also starring Sshivada and S. J. Surya.[4] Wamiqa played the lead role in 9, also starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Mamta Mohandas.[5]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
2007 Jab We Met Geet’s and Roop’s cousin Hindi Debut film
2009 Love Aaj Kal Hindi
2011 Mausam Lala Durgadas's daughter Hindi [6]
2012 Bittoo Boss Lead actress's sister Hindi
2013 Sixteen Tanisha Hindi
Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 Nikky Punjabi
2014 Ishq Brandy Kimmi Punjabi
2015 Ishq Haazir Hai Simar Punjabi
Bhale Manchi Roju Sitha Telugu
2016 Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam Manoja Tamil
2017 Godha Adithi Singh Malayalam
Nikka Zaildar 2 Saawan Kaur Punjabi
2018 Parahuna Maano Punjabi
2019 Nine Eva Malayalam
Nadhoo Khan Punjabi
Dil Diyan Gallan Natasha Punjabi
Nikka Zaildar 3 Palpreet Punjabi
Doorbeen Punjabi
2020 Galwakdi Amberdeep Kaur Punjabi [7]
2021 Khufiya TBA Hindi Announced
83 TBA Hindi Awaiting release

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Ref.
2021 Grahan Manu Hotstar
TBA Baahubali: Before the Beginning   Sivagami Netflix

Music VideosEdit

Year Song Artist Music Lyrics Label
2017 Angreji wali Madam Kulwinder Billa, Shipra Goyal Dr. Zeus Shivjot Speed Records
2018 Teri Khamiyan Akhil B Praak Jaani Speed Records
2018 100 Percent Garry Sandhu Dr.Zeus Garry Sandhu Lokhdun Punjabi
2020 Kajla Tarseem Jassar Pav Dharia Tarseem Jassar Vehli Janta Records
2021 Kade Kade Ammy Virk Avvy Sra Happy Raikoti T-Series
2021 Tere Laare Afsana Khan, Amrit Maan Desi Crew Happy Raikoti DC Studioz
2021 83

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2014 PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 Nominated
2014 Life OK Screen Awards Best Ensemble Cast Sixteen Nominated
2015 PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Actress Ishq Brandy Nominated
2017 Malaysia Edison Awards Best Debut Actress Maalai Naerathu Mayakkam Nominated
Filmfare Awards South Nominated
South Indian International Movie Awards Nominated
2018 Flowers Indian Film Awards Best Debut Actress Godha Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chennai Express". The Tribune. 18 October 2019. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Wamiqa Gabbi is Geethanjali Selvaraghavan's heroine". The Indian Express. 23 March 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  3. ^ Jayaram, Deepika (9 June 2017). "Wamiqa Gabbi fondly shares her first picture with Tovino". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  4. ^ "SJ Suryah-Sshivada-Wamiqa join 'Maya' director now". Top 10 Cinema. 30 March 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  5. ^ "9-Nine | 9-Nine Cast and Crew, Release Date and more". Pycker. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  6. ^ "I always wanted to be an actress: Wamiqa Gabbi". The Times of India. 22 January 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Galwakdi: Tarsem Jassar and Wamiqa Gabbi starrer gets a release date". The Times of India. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2020.

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