Wamiqa Gabbi is an Indian actress and a dancer. She started her career with dancing. She is a trained Kathak dancer. She participated in a Dance reality show which was judged by famous Bollywood actor Amir Khan. She was one of the top 5 finalists. During this Dance Reality show, she was noted and then she was given a role in the Bollywood movie
Jab We Met starring famous Bollywood actors,
Shahid Kapoor, and Kareena Kapoor. However, she was offered only a small role in the film.
Later, Wamiqa Gabbi was also seen in the Bollywood movies such as
Bittoo Boss which had
Pulkit Samrat and
Love Aaj Kal which had
Saif Ali Khan and
Deepika Padukone in the lead and directed By Imtiaz Ali. She bagged the main role in the movie ‘
Sixteen’ which was directed by director
Raj Purohit. The film was released in the year 2013. In the Malayalam movie titled
Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam, she got the role of the main lead. After doing quite a few roles in the movies of Bollywood, she further went to do big roles in Punjabi Movies. She bagged a lead role in a Punjabi movie titled ‘Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22’.
She was paired with famous music artist Yo Yo Honey Singh and
Amrinder Gill. After this, she did two more Punjabi films titled ‘Ishq Hazir Hai’ and ‘Ishq Brandy’. She was paired with actor and singer
Diljit Dosanjh in the short movie ‘Ishq Hazir Hai’ and with Alfaaz,
Japji Khaira and
Roshan Prince in the movie ‘Ishq Brandy’. In the year 2015, she did a Telugu film named ‘
Bhale Manchi Roju’. Wamiqa Gabbi was born in Chandigarh, and her father Govardhan Gabbi is a Writer (Punjabi). Her mother’s name is Raj Kumari, who is an educationist.
Wamiqa Gabbi was just eight years old when she started acting. When she was eight years old, she acted in the popular Punjabi serial titled ‘Saude Dillan De’. She is fluent in the languages English, Hindi, and Punjabi. Wamiqa Gabbi has won quite a few awards and nominations for her contribution to the Film Industry. In the year 2014, she got the award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie ‘Main Tera 22 Tu Mera 22.’ in the PTC Punjabi Film Awards. In 2015, she gained the honour for the Best Supporting Actress for the film ‘Ishq Brandy’ in the PTC Punjabi Film Awards.