Yami was born on Noverber 28, 1986. She Hails from Chandigarh, Punjab. She completed her studies (Law) from the Panjab University, Chandigarh. In 2009, Yami made her debut in filmdom with Kannada movie Ullasa Utsaha. In 2011, she ventured into Telugu cinema with Nuvvila, following which she acted in a Punjabi film Ek Noor. She made her Bollywood debut with Vicky Donor opposite Ayushman Khurana. Yami started her career in showbiz with TV shows like 'Chand Ke Paar Chalo' and 'Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam'. She also appeared in a number of advertisements before bagging the lead role in 'Vicky Donor'.