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Wamiqa Gabbi


Wamiqa Gabbi (born 29 September 1993) is an Indian actress, who works in Punjabi, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu films. She made her screen debut in the Hindi film Jab We Met (2007) in a small role. 


But her major success came with Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22 (2013) alongside Yo Yo Honey Singh and Amrinder Gill


Then she went on to star in many Punjabi films like Ishq Brandy (2014), Nikka Zaildar 2 (2017), Parahuna (2018), Dil Diyan Gallan (2019), and Nikka Zaildar 3 (2019).


Gabbi was born in a Punjabi family in Chandigarh on 29 September 1993. Her father Govardhan Gabbi is an author and writes in Hindi and Punjabi language, who uses Gabbi as a pseudonym.


She is a trained Kathak dancer. Her big break came with the Punjabi film 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).She was the female lead in the Malayalam film, Godha, alongside Tovino Thomas


In March 2017, Wamiqa signed on to a new Tamil film, Iravaakaalam, directed by Ashwin Saravanan, also starring Sshivada and S. J. Surya. Wamiqa played the lead role in 9, also starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Mamta Mohandas


Wamiqa starred as the female lead opposite Ishaan Khattar in the short film, Fursat, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, which was released in early 2023. 


She was cast in Bharadwaj's Khufiya, which is slated to release the same year on Netflix. She also played Niloufer in the Amazon original series, Jubilee, which was also in April 2023.


Khufiya as Charu Mohan


Jubilee (Season 1) as Nilofer


Kali Jotta as Anant


Mai (Season 1) as Supriya Chaudhary


Galwakdi as Amber


Grahan (Season 1) as Manjeet 'Manu' Chhabra


Doorbeen as Noor


Nikka Zaildar 3 as Palpreet


Rabb Da Radio 2 as Special appearance in song 'TAPPEY'


Parahuna as Maano


Nikka Zaildar 2 as Saawan Kaur