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Actor

Gender

Female

Date of Birth

1993-09-29

Location

Punjab, India

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Wamiqa Gabbi

Biography

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.

Actor
2023

Khufiya as Charu Mohan

2023

Jubilee (Season 1) as Nilofer

2023

Kali Jotta as Anant

2022

Mai (Season 1) as Supriya Chaudhary

2022

Galwakdi as Amber

2021

Grahan (Season 1) as Manjeet 'Manu' Chhabra

2019

Doorbeen as Noor

2019

Nikka Zaildar 3 as Palpreet

2019

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

2018

Parahuna as Maano

2017

Nikka Zaildar 2 as Saawan Kaur