Wamiqa Gabbi (born 29 September 1993) is an Indian actress, who works in Punjabi, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films. Wamiqa Gabbi was born to a Punjabi family in Chandigarh, India. Her father’s name is Govardhan Gabbi, who is a Punjabi writer, and her mother’s name is Raj Kumari, who is a Punjabi teacher. Wamiqa has a younger brother named Haardik Puran Gabbi.
Wamiqa’s family has a background in literature, and her father is a well-known Punjabi writer who has written several books and plays. Wamiqa’s grandfather, Harbhajan Singh, was also a well-known Punjabi writer.
Despite coming from a literary background, Wamiqa was always interested in acting and pursued it as a career. Her family has been supportive of her career choices, and she has often credited them for her success in the industry.
Wamiqa Gabbi Fimography Career
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, Mandy Takhar 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 co actres Japji Khaira (2014), Nikka Zaildar 2 (2017), Parahuna (2018), Dil Diyan Gallan (2019) and Nikka Zaildar 3 alongside Ammy Virk (2019).
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). She was the female lead in the Malayalam film Godha alongside Tovino Thomas. In March 2017, Wamiqa signed onto 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 a short film Fursat by Vishal Bhardwaj released in 2023.
Wamiqa Gabbi made her Tamil debut with the film “Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam” in 2016 and then appeared in the Telugu film “Bhale Manchi Roju” the same year. In 2017, she made her Hindi film debut with “Sixteen”. Wamiqa has also appeared in other Hindi films like “Love Aaj Kal” (2020) and “83” (2021).
Wamiqa Gabbi Web Series
Yes, Wamiqa Gabbi has also acted in web series. Here are some of the notable ones:
The Final Call (2019) – She played the role of Parineeti Lal in this thriller series directed by Vijay Lalwani. It was released on ZEE5. Grahan (2021) – She played the role of Manu in this drama series directed by Ranjan Chandel. It was released on Disney+ Hotstar. Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti (2019) – She played the role of Sonali in this comedy series directed by Rajesh Amarlal Babbar. It was released on MX Player. In 2022 Mai: A Mother’s Rage Supriya Chaudhary on Netflix. In 2022 Modern Love: Mumbai Megha on Amazon Prime Video.
Baahubali: Starring Wamiqa Gabbi Rahul Bose Atul Kulkarni Before the Beginning is an unreleased Indian streaming television series based on Anand Neelakantan’s 2017 and 2020 novels The Rise of Sivagami, Chaturanga and Queen of Mahishmathi. A Netflix original and a part of the Bahubali franchise.
Wamiqa Gabbi music vedios
Yes, Wamiqa Gabbi has also appeared in several music videos. Here are some of the notable ones:
Ishq Hazir Hai (2015) – Diljit Dosanjh Heer Meri (2015) – Singer: Dheera Chatha Preeto (2016) – Singer: Deepak Dhillon Manak di kali (2017) – Singer Ranjit Bawa Angreji wali Madam (2017) – Singer Kulwinder Billa, Shipra Goyal Jatt Di Queen (2017) – Singer: Gupz Sehra Teri Khamiyan (2018) – Singer Akhil 100 Percent (2028) – Singer Garry Sandhu Morni (2018) – Singer: Sunanda Sharma Cute Munda (2018) – Singer: Sharry Mann Tera Ishq (2019) – Singer: Nyvaan Sone Diya Waliya (2020) – Singer: Guri Kajla (2020) – Singer Tarseem Jassar Viah Di Khabar (2021) – Singer: Kaka Kade Kade (2021) – Singer Ammy Virk Tere Laare (2021) – Singer Afsana Khan, Amrit Maan
Wamiqa Gabbi facts
Here are some interesting facts about Wamiqa Gabbi:
Wamiqa Gabbi was born and brought up in Chandigarh, India.
She made her acting debut in 2013 with the Punjabi film “Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22”.
Wamiqa has acted in Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi films.
She comes from a family of writers, and her father Govardhan Gabbi is a well-known Punjabi writer.
In addition to acting, Wamiqa has also worked as a model and has appeared in several advertisements.
She has received critical acclaim for her performances in films like “Godha”, “Nine”, and “83“.
Wamiqa has also appeared in several music videos, and she has been appreciated for her performances in them.
She is also a trained Kathak dancer and has learned the dance form for over 8 years.
Wamiqa is known for her simple yet elegant fashion sense and often experiments with different styles.
She is active on social media and has a significant fan following on platforms like Instagram and Twitter.