|Other names Gauthami, Gowthami|
Partner Kamal Haasan (2005–2016)
Role Film actress
|Name Gautami Tadimalla|
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Children Subbalakshmi Bhatia
|Full Name Gautami Tadimalla|
Born 2 July 1968 (age 49) (1968-07-02) Tadimalla Village, Nidadavole, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Alma mater Bishop Cotton Girls' School
Occupation Actress, Television Host, Costume Designer
Spouse Sandeep Bhatia (m. 1998–1999)
Movies Papanasam, Guru Sisyan, Aadmi, Chinna Kannamma, Thevar Magan
Similar People Kamal Haasan, Bhanushree Mehra, Nikita Thukral, Parvathy Nair, Ramya Barna
Years active 1987–19982015-present
Exclusive: Actress Gautami Reveals Truth on Ending 13 year Relation with Kamal Haasan
Gautami Tadimalla (born 2 July 1968) is an Indian film actress who has worked mainly in Tamil films, although she also appeared in successful films in Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada cinema. She is also a television actress, television host and known costume designer.
- Exclusive: Actress Gautami Reveals Truth on Ending 13 year Relation with Kamal Haasan
- நடிகை கவுதமியின் சோகக்கதை | Actress Gautami Biography
- Film career
- Personal life
நடிகை கவுதமியின் சோகக்கதை | Actress Gautami Biography
Gautami was born in Nidadavolu, West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh into Telugu family. She went to GITAM University in Visakhapatnam to pursue Engineering. She made her first appearance at the age of 17 in the Telugu film Dayamayudu, that was produced by her cousin. She was introduced to Tamil films through Guru Shishyan, a film that starred Rajinikanth and Prabhu. She was most active in Tamil cinema from 1987 to 1998 and was a tough competitor to the other heroines of her time, Kushboo and Bhanupriya. Her filmography includes classics like Apoorva Sagodharargal, Raja Chinna Roja, Thevar Magan, Panakkaran, Guru Sishyan, Ooru Vittu Ooru Vanthu, Dharma Durai, Rickshaw Mama as well as Mani Ratnam's Iruvar (1997), which co-starred Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Aishwarya Rai, Tabu, Nassar and Revathi.
She has acted almost with all the Tamil heroes of her time that includes Rajinikanth, Kamalhassan, Vijayakanth, Prabhu Ganesan, Karthik, Arjun Sarja, Arvind Swamy, Murali, Ramki, Rahman, Sarath Kumar whereas most movies with Sathyaraj and Ramarajan.
She has done several films in Malayalam, notably His Highness Abdulla (starring Mohanlal), Dhruvam (starring Mammootty), and Daddy (opposite Arvind Swamy). Her role in Sukrutham was penned by M. T. Vasudevan Nair.
She has acted in the Tamil serial Indira in the lead role. She made a guest appearance in the song "Chikku Bukku Railu" with Prabhu Deva in the film Gentleman. She had hosted a talk show in Sun TV titled Anbudan which was launched to compete with Koffee with Anu running on STAR Vijay. She acted in the serial Abirami which was telecast on Kalaignar TV. She made a comeback to the film industry in the late 2000s as a costume designer for films starring her partner Kamal Haasan. She won the Vijay Award for Best Costume Designer for Dasavathaaram. After sixteen years, she returned to acting by starring in the Tamil film Papanasam in which she was paired with her partner Kamal Haasan.
She was born in Tadimalla Village of Nidadavolu, Andhra Pradesh, India to Dr Seshagiri Rao and his fourth wife. Goutami completed her study from GITAM University. Gautami was married to businessman Sandeep Bhatia in 1998 with whom she has a daughter Subbalakshmi born in 1999. She divorced Sandeep Bhatia in 1999. Gautami was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 35, and successfully fought it.